2 April 2005 marks the bicentennary of Hans Christian Andersen. This will be celebrated with an impressive show featuring a wide range of internationally acclaimed stars at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. All confirmed names for the show will be published in the press and on this webpage.
The show was presented at a press conference 27 October.
Read the press release here.
Danish Prime Minister about Andersen
According to Anders Fogh Rasmussen Hans Christian Andersen is a world legend. Watch the HCA Comment.
Three days of Andersen celebration
A gigantic TV show is to be the highlight of a three-day opening celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of the Danish storyteller and poet Hans Christian Andersen.
Symphonic Fairytales Never before have so many new works by Danish composers premiered so widely.
New Biography on Andersen
Major biography casts new light on the life and works of Hans Christian Andersen.
HCA Cinema Watch videos from our press briefings and find out more about HCA2005 in our motion picture features!
Experience personal views on Hans Christian Andersen in motion pictures.
Biography Read the story about the Hans Christian Andersen biography by Jackie Wullschlager.
Hans Christian Andersen loved having his picture taken.
Q & A Which shoe size did Hans Christian Andersen use?
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