Sat, Oct 14|
Danish American Center
Poul Houe: The Illusion of Happiness in Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales—and Beyond
DENMARK/MINNESOTA: Delve into the fairytales and poetry of Hans Christian Andersen through song and analysis
Time & Location
Oct 14, 2023, 2:00 PM
Danish American Center, 3030 W River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55406, USA
About the event
The Illusion of Happiness in Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales—and Beyond
Poul Houe, Professor Emeritus of Scandinavian Languages and Literature at the University of Minnesota will speak not only about the fairytales but also about various theater and film versions of The Little Mermaid and Andersen's relevance to Denmark's image of happiness abroad.
The event will include performances of songs to texts by Hans Christian Andersen with Soprano Maggie Burr and Jordan Buchholtz on the piano.
Suggested donation of $10-$20. Coffee and cake reception to follow.
Hans Christian Andersen
Suggested Donation: Adults | $20 Students | $10Pay what you want