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Celebrating H.C: Andersen

At a formal ceremony attended by Princess Benedicta of Denmark, former Icelandic president Vigdís Finnbogadóttir and writer Einar Már Gudmundsson were named ambassadors for the 200-year anniversary celebrations of Hans Christian Andersen.

Denmark plans an entire year of festivities surrounding the bicentennial of H.C. Andersen (1805-2005), who wrote such fairy-tale classics as “The Princess and the Pea”, “The Ugly Duckling” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes”.

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