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Haderslev Festival of Lights
Haderslev Barracks

Haderslev Festival of Light celebrates Denmark’s liberation

Photo: Haderslev Kommune

Ever since the news of Denmark’s liberation was announced on the radio on the evening of 4th May 1945, candlelight has been an integral part of the celebration of this event. In many Danish homes it’s still a tradition to place lighted candles in the windows on this particular evening.