2.2 National definition of culture
Four conceptualisations of culture can be identified in Danish cultural policy since 1961:
Under the headline, the democratisation of culture from the 1960s to the mid-1970s – Danish cultural policy was founded on grounds of a humanistic concept of art and enlightenment.
During the 1970s, this strategy was transformed into a strategy of promoting cultural democracy. The humanist concept of cultural policy was supplemented by a sociological and anthropological concept of culture, which included the multitude of values, lifestyles and activities of everyday life.