Episode 9 – Valdemar the Victorious

We look at the 39-year reign of Valdemar II ‘The Victorious’!

Check out the link below to listen to the Girls’ Choir of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation sing in 2016!

https://www.dr.dk/tv/se/vaer-velkommen/vaer-velkommen-5

1st song: Vær Velkommen (“Be Welcome” – hymn dedicated to New Year’s Eve)

2nd song: Kong Christian stod ved Højen Mast (“King Christian stood by the lofty mast” – anthem of the Royal Family)

3rd song: Der er et yndigt land (“There is a Lovely Country” – national anthem of Denmark)

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The Dannebrog falling from heaven at the Battle of Tallin, 1219 (painting by Christian August Lorentzen)
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