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Invitation: Press trip to Denmark for Belgian media

14.02.2017  15:56

Invitation: Press trip to Denmark for Belgian media prior to the State Visit to Denmark

The press trip is planned to take place from 7. – 9. March 2017. Travel and accommodation expenses in connection with the programme will be covered; participants will cover their own food and drink expenses.

The press trip will take place prior to the Belgian State visit to Denmark by His Majesty King Philippe and Her Majesty Queen Mathilde that will take place from 28. – 30. March 2017.

The press trip for Belgian media representatives will include a comprehensive program, including a unique opportunity for a press conference with Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark and also an interview with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anders Samuelsen.

The press trip will also include visits to businesses and cultural locations in Copenhagen and surroundings. The final press programme will be sent directly to the participants, in the beginning of March.

The State Visit to Denmark marks the strong ties between Belgium and Denmark and the State Visit is an opportunity for further deepening of commercial and cultural relations between the two countries. The Belgian State Visit will primarily focus on sustainable development, renewable energy, health, logistics and smart city solutions.

How to apply
Applications must be send to bruamb@um.dk no later than 22 February noted “Press trip to Denmark” in the subject field. Please include a brief introduction of your media, circulation, number of staff on your team, stories publication plans and other materials that would support your application. The Danish Embassy in Brussels will conduct a press briefing prior to the press trip.

Please note, that there is limited space available on the press trip. It is the aim of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark to ensure a composition that represents the diversity of the Belgian media and include both visual and printed media organizations. The language of the press tour will be English and translation will not be provided.

You are welcome to contact the Danish Embassy in Brussels at bruamb@um.dk, if you have any questions with regard to the application and the press trip.