Through the glory of Golden Age paintings you’ll delve deep into the daily life of Hans Christian Andersen during his life and times in Copenhagen. Characters come to life and step off the canvas to tell their stories. Stories of the rich, the poor and the history of the Danish capital. The journey begins here.
In Denmark he’s known simply as HCA. Test your knowledge about Hans Christian Andersen with a variety of flash quizzes and games.
A long line of well-known contemporary Danes provide insight into unusual angles about Hans Christian Andersen. Read the in-depth essays here.
The Copenhagen City Museum’s new exhibition – ’The Drop of Water’ highlights the capital through Andersen’s eyes between 1819-1875.
The Danish Broadcasting Corporation has opened its archives to the world. Listen to fairytales and watch films in English.