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Call for Applications: Press trip to Denmark for American Media

8.8.2019  16:15

Press trip to Denmark for American Media in preparation of the U.S. State Visit to Denmark.

In preparation of the State Visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark has the pleasure of inviting selected American journalists on a press trip to Denmark. The press trip takes place from August 25 - 28, 2019, and will consist of a comprehensive programme, including a unique opportunity for a press conference with H.M. the Queen.

The press trip will include visits to both Copenhagen and Aarhus. The final press programme will be sent directly to the selected participants.

Return flight ticket, local transportation and accommodation in Denmark will be covered; however, participants will cover their own food and drink expenses, any per diems and other incidental costs.


At the invitation of Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark, the President of the United States Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will visit Denmark from September 2-3, 2019 for an official State Visit.

The State Visit marks the fourth time a sitting president will visit Denmark and will emphasize the long-standing and strong relations between the U.S. and Denmark.

How to apply
Applications must be sent to the Embassy of Denmark in Washington D.C. to no later than Monday, August 12, 2019 at 12 pm EST with “Press trip to Denmark” in the subject field.

             Please include at a minimum:

                 - A brief introduction of your media

                 - Circulation

                 - CV of participating journalists

Feel free to include any other materials that you feel would support your application. The Embassy of Denmark in Washington D.C. will conduct a press briefing prior to the press trip.

Please note, that there is very limited space available (3-5 medias, maximum 5 persons in total) on the press trip. It is the aim of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark to ensure a composition that ensures diverse media coverage, including both visual and printed media organizations. The language of the press tour will be English.

You are welcome to contact the Embassy of Denmark in Washington D.C. at if you have any questions in regards to the application and the press trip.


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