The Danish Royal family is quite popular, especially Queen Margrethe II, who in 1972 became the first female Danish Sovereign under the new Act of Succession.
Danes celebrate 16th of April as her Birthday , an this year it will her 70th one.
The other family members birthday dates are not as popular, but Crown Princess Mary’s, who one day might become the Queen herself.
Store Bededag ( Common Prayer Day ) opposite to the similar feast in Germany is not of protestant but catholic religion, and dates back to the 1600s, when King Christian V combined several similar local religious holidays into one “common prayer day”.
The end of June features Mid Summer Party with dozens of music festivals, including the famous rock festival in Roskilde.
Jan. 1 New Year’s Day
Jan. 6 Three King’s Day
Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day
Mar/Apr. Palm Sunday
Mar/Apr. Maundy Thursday
Mar/Apr. Good Friday
Mar/Apr. Easter Monday
Apr. 16 Queen Margrethe’s Birthday 70th in 2010
Apr/May. Store Bededag (Common Prayer Day)
May/June. Ascension Day
May Mother’s Day
June 5 Constitution Day
June 15 Day of Valdemar and Reunion day
June Mid Summer Party
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve
Dec. 25 -26 Christmas Day
Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve