Klovn (“Clown”) is a Danish sitcom, which was released on the Danish TV channel TV2 Zulu. Consists on 60 episodes spread over 6 seasons, each episode lasting 25 minutes. It focuses on the life of the main character Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen playing versions of themselves. in a sort of docu-comedy. They have the same job, the same friends, and often the same family relations as they do in real life. In Klovn, however, things happen that definitely do not happen in real life as we know it. Klovn often balances between friendly mocking and defiling .
Borgen is the colloquial term that is known to Christiansborg Palace, seat of the three state powers and the Prime Minister’s office. Borgen’s show story begins three days before the general election, which will elect the new Prime Minister. Birgitte Nyborg, the main protagonist, is a candidate for the Moderate Party, a party hinge rather than a party with chances of success. But after the electoral surprise, Birgitte becomes Prime Minister of the country. From that moment and to work for the Danes, fighting traps the opposition and trying to keep their promises electorales.A his side will, almost always, his communications chief, the young and ambitious Kasper Juul, dealing with the media, trying to communicate correctly and government actions relating to parties that formed the coalition politics.
My contact with Europe has been between France and Italy, so three years ago I decided to go to Poland to make an internship. Country that had a good reputation with Erasmus supposedly had a good level of English to practice. But one reason for moving there was the challenge of living in a location with temperatures below zero and supporting the lack of light. This last is not uncommon counting in my city in winter dusk 3 hours later than in Poland.
Well, until then, I thought a little more dominated Europe until I met Mads Mikkelsen. A tall, dark and with an exotic command of English language. I tried to do some research on it and I was surprised that he was Danish. DENMARK !! Northern Germany … no? but they were blond, barbarians and have the Ikea. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO !! Ikea is Swedish !! and with globalization there is much mixing … because nothing was going my ignorance diluted as it was seeing his works and knowing the culture and Danish history.