THE DANES ARE COMING! THE DANES ARE COMING!
A friendly invasion of polite, happy and healthy Danes is coming to Tucson & Phoenix this January 22 – February 3rd.
The National Danish Performance Team returns with 33 of Denmarks’ best amateur gymnasts, ages 20-26, on a world-tour to promote their message of sport for life, sport for all. The gymnasts will lead free workshops in fitness and movement with thousands of youth all over Tucson, plus perform their amazing show ZOOM on January 27th at 2:00pm at Pima Community College West Campus Gymnasium.
Tickets go on sale January 7th at PCC Box Office or call 520-206-6986 to order over the phone.
Host Families are needed to house these delightful ambassadors of sport. Hosts are asked to provide a bed, breakfasts and some evening meals. Hosting is a great experience! Good friends are made and cultures are exchanged – it’s fun!
If you can host one or two gymnasts, please RSVP via email or call Mia at 520-370-0588
More great news: the Danish Ambassador to the United States, Peter Taksoe-Jensen has accepted the invitation to join us in Tucson as part of Danes in the Desert – a series of sports & culinary events, lectures, and exhibits. The Ambassador will meet local business, government & community leaders and give a public talk on Denmark’s Green Agenda and Sustainability practices. Opportunities to meet the Ambassador are being arrange. If you are interested in being part of a special business gathering with the Ambassador, reply via email or call Mia at 520-370-0588
Don’t miss the other great sporting event on January 26th at 1:00pm it’s DENMARK vs CANADA Men’s SOCCER at Kino Stadium.
This is the first international friendly soccer match to be held in Tucson! Wear your red & white and get ready for Danish Dynamite!
A portion of the proceeds from tickets purchased through this link will help support the Danish Club of Tucson:
And…it wouldn’t be complete without DANISH FOOD & DRINKS!
A Danish Smorgasbord will be offered on February 2nd 1:00pm at the Pavilion at 3705 N. Old Sabino Canyon Road. Tickets are $30 and proceeds will support the Danish Club of Tucson. Reserve you tickets early – send an email to DanishClubofTucson@gmail.com
with the amount of tickets you wish to reserve…space is limited and you don’t want to miss the delicious Danish FOOD!
Visit Danes in the Desert to see the full schedule, get more information and – don’t forget to sign up as a HOST FAMILY.
Special thanks to our supporters & partners: Pima County Supervisor Elias, Pima Community College, Copenhagen Furnishings, Odense Marcipan U.S., Team Online, Danish Club of Tucson, Room of Rugs, University of Arizona Campus Health, and many individual donors.
Donations to this project are tax-deductible through the Danish Club of Tucson – thank you for your support!
Danes in the Desert – Coordinator
US Coordinator, National Danish Performance Team
Denmark is actually one of the European countries I’ve been to, as our son wanted to see Legoland when he was younger.It was a terrific visit although we couldn’t understand a word of Danish!