Danes are encouraged to celebrate Queen Margarethe II’s 80th birthday in their homes after original plans were cancelled, courtesy of the coronavirus.

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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. Photo: Per Morten Abrahamsen

According to Denmark.dk on Twitter, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) invites Danes to sing for Queen Margrethe in their homes with various well-known performers leading the ‘choir’ throughout the day.

People are also encouraged to make a traditional Danish birthday cake – a lagkage’ (layer cake) to mark this special occasion.

Here’s the recipe – https://www.scandikitchen.co.uk/lagkage/


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