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Monthly Highlights

Sign up for AWC FAWCO fundraiser:

Jane Austen afternoon tea, talk and quiz, Saturday, October 28

AWC puts the fun in FUNdraising by offering members and their friends the chance to enjoy:

  • a talk on Jane Austen by our own Marlene Edelstein, followed by:
  • a delicious full afternoon tea (herbal and black teas with sandwiches, shortbread biscuits and pie/cake, with optional glass of fizz); and
  • a quiz on Austen and her works, with prizes for the winners.

 Enjoy good food and good company, test your knowledge and win fun prizes – all while raising money for a good cause. Who can resist?  Sign up as soon as you can – space is limited.

When:          Saturday, October 28 starting 15:00
Where:         To be announced
Cost:           50 kr. for members and their guests, (glass of fizz: 25 kr. extra)
RSVP:         Contact Mary Stewart Burgher (emessbe@yahoo.com) or Jonelle Lemcke, (fawco@awcdenmark.org
                    by Wednesday, 25 October

Where the money goes: FAWCO Target Project

FAWCO clubs all over the world are raising money for the Target Program: Hope Beyond Displacement, Educating and Empowering Refugee Women and Girls in Jordan (see FAWCO website for more information: https://www.fawco.org/global-issues/target-program/education/target-project).

Attend the tea and double your donation: FAWCO will match every donation dollar for dollar until a grant of $10,000 is exhausted!

Danish History and Culture - Exploring the Reformation in Copenhagen

This activity group focuses on discovering the history, people and culture of Denmark. 

This is a two hour walking tour to experience the remnants of The Reformation in Copenhagen. It happens that Copenhagen was the scene of the Catholic Church’s last stand in Denmark, before King Christian III founded the new national Church that would be based on Martin Luther’s reformist teachings.

Topic:          Exploring the Reformation in Copenhagen
When:          Monday, October 30 at 12:00 to 14:00 
Where:         Walking tour through Copenhagen’s center.
                    Meet at lobby of Copenhagen Cathedral (Vor Frue Kirke) https://map.krak.dk/m/1I6Fk   
Cost:           100 kroner donation. Monies will be donated to AWC projects
RSVP:         With payment by October 14 to Jonelle Lemcke, fawco@awcdenmark.org 
                    AWCs account in Danske Bank, Reg. no. 1551, Account no. 3023478.

LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS

NOTE: This tour will be repeated on Saturday, November 4th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

AWC movie group: exciting stories with Judi Dench in November 

In October, we hope you’ll be attending our Jane Austen tea, talk and quiz, but two more interesting films are coming our way in November: Victoria and Abdul (about Queen Victoria and her relationship with an Indian man - http://www.kino.dk/film/v/vi/victoria-and-abdul-0) and a new version of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express (http://www.kino.dk/film/m/mu/murder-orient-express).

Both have Judi Dench, but V&A is packed with British stars such as Michael Gambon and the late Tim Piggott-Smith, and Murder is packed with stars from all over the world, including British Kenneth Branagh as the famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.

V&A opens on 2 November and Murder on 23 November, so contact Mary Stewart Burgher (emessbe@yahoo.com) as soon as possible if you would like to see either one of them. She will try to pick times and shows that best suit the most people. With Murder in particular, we don’t want to slide into the holiday season, when people are tied up with so many parties.

You can see trailers and other info about both movies on the Kino.dk website; just click the links above. Join us!

Theater/Films/Performance in English

Danish on a Sunday

Danish film hits with English subtitles are shown twice a month* at the Danish Film Institute (Cinemateket) Gothersgade 55, 1123 Kbh. K. Full details here: http://www.dfi.dk/Filmhuset/Cinemateket/danish.aspx.

Before the screening, there is a special offer of a coffee with Danish pastry (or a piece of cake) at Restaurant SULT. It costs only 40 DKK extra.

Sunday, October 15 at 14:15     The Soldier and Jenny           (Soldaten og Jenny

Sunday, October 22 at 14:15     Italian for Beginners              (Italiensk for begyndere)

 

 

                                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

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