Warm welcome to Danish jazz singer10/01/15
The other day, the Danish Embassy in Canberra wrote on its Facebook page that the 39-year-old Danish jazz singer Mette Juul "has taken the Australian audiences by storm." "ABC Jazz Radio has given Mette Juul a warm welcome to the ...(Forleden skrev...
Digital platforms challenge the labour market
In Denmark, robots are being met with some skepticism particularly in one area - the so-called "welfare technology" - that is, for example, when you start to use robotic vacuum cleaners in old age nursing homes. At this point, the Danes say stop....
Future Series 40 Years Ahead: Robots
In our series of SBS Future Features looking 40 years ahead, today we have put the technological glasses on. We look at robots and new digital programs and platforms that are going to change our lives. And they're not just GOING to ... they do it...
The next hot thing in robots: Cooperating 'cobots'
When it comes to robots, Denmark is well with the front runners. The Danish robot company Universal Robots performs annual growth rates of up to 70 percent, and also sells its robots to businesses here in Australia. And not just robots, but...
Clean energy in wild food
In the first half of 2015 stood renewable energy in Denmark for 43 percent of total energy consumption in the country, and the Danish Energy Agency foresees that Denmark without major effort will reach well above the 50 percent within the next...
Vestas: Investment in wind energy requires stability
Head of Vestas' Asia-Pacific department Danny Nielsen shares with us how the Australian energy landscape looks as seen from HIS office windows on fourth floor in Vesta's Australian headquarters in Melbourne - where the issue which everyone is...
Future Series 40 Years Ahead: Energy
What does Australia's energy future look like? In our Future Series, where we look 40 Years Ahead, SBS's Amy Chien-Yu Wang picked up the phone to find some answers. Currently, renewable energy from solar panels, wind turbines, dam...(Hvordan ser...
Lego "upcycled" as jewelry
on Sunday 13 September 2015, the Scandinavian Festival in Brisbane was organised by the Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Estonian clubs in town. It was the fourth time the festival was organised with around 10,000 visitors and more than 60...
Saga Vikings: Stalwart vikings in Queensland
At the Scandinavian Festival in Brisbane on 13 September 2015, Frank Mathisen from SBS Norwegian met a group of stalwart Scandinavian vikings: The Saga Vikings. In this interview, the group explains about their history, purpose an...(På Skandinavisk...
Nordic Deli in Sydney
Indrek Ott is introducing Nordic tastes for Australians - as well as for the Nordic communities living in Sydney - at his newly opened cafe Nordic Deli at the Estonian House. (Indrek Ott introducerer nordiske specialiteter for australierne - såvel som...
Future series: The rampant obesity phenomenon
Obesity is one of the greatest health problems spreading across the globe, despite many research studies into its causes and treatment. A report produced by the McKinsey Global Institute has warned the global annual cost of obesity has risen...
Danish expertise imported to the Sydney Opera House
Jørn Utzon's world-famous Opera House in Sydney has been an icon for the city for over 40 years - but as time has gone, the building has increasingly become in need of an upgrade to today's standards. In this transformation and upgrading of the...
Refugee stream puts things on the edge in Denmark
Europe is experiencing the largest exodus of refugees and immigrants since World War II. SBS's correspondent in Copenhagen, Peter Lorentzen, reports about the 3,000 refugees who entered Denmark this week and who have given the Danish Prime...
Classic Danish furniture design for the Australians
Last week we visited an exhibition with Nordic - and Danish - design. Today Lisbet Vester Fraser talks with a Dane who has made it into a career to sell Danish furniture design to the Australians: Hanne Gross-Auton who runs the shop "DK Living"...
Largest Scandinavian festival ready in Brisbane
Brisbane will experience a Scandinavian crowd-puller on Sunday 13 September 2015, when around 10,000 people gather to the fourth Scandinavian Festival. It is the largest event of the year for the Scandinavian community in Brisbane. (Brisbane bliver...
Cool Danish design exhibited in Melbourne
In Melbourne, an exhibition with Nordic design currently runs at the National Gallery of Victoria. It's called "Nordic Cool - Modernist Design". Lisbet North Fraser spoke with curator Amanda Dunsmore about the concepts DANISH DESIGN and NORDIC...(I...
Future Series 40 Years Ahead: Organic food
In 40 years, The Intergenerational Report predicts Australia's population may hit nearly 40 million. More mouths to feed means we'll need to produce or import more food. But agricultural advances have meant an increasing use of synthetic...(For nogle...
First 'Legoland' in the southern hemisphere
Some special "breaking news" for Danish-Australian children: In 2017 the first Lego Discovery Centre in the southern hemisphere will open in Melbourne - that is what we in Danish would call a "Legoland". Or rather, a "Mini-Legoland", because it...
Did you know that Australians build igloos?
When a Dane moves to Australia, it's basically on a perceived background image of coral reefs, sandy beaches and red dirt roads through the desert. But then when you have lived here for some time, you start from time to time - and especially in...(Når...
Why we are excited about dual citizensship
We put a little note up on Facebook about the imminent Danish legalisation of dual citizenship, which in the course of a week was seen by 3,700 people and which has been discussed and commented by over 40 different resident Danes and descendants...
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