The Solvang Danish Days Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Danish Days Maid through Feb. 18.
Applicants must submit an essay about their qualifications and accomplishments. Preference will be given to a candidate who will be a high school senior during fall 2018.
This year’s Danish Days Weekend is scheduled for Sept. 14-16. The Danish Days Maid will have a busy few weeks prior to the actual Danish Days Weekend, making appearances at meetings of the Solvang Rotary Club, the Vikings of Solvang and the Danish Brotherhood and Sisterhood.
During the festive weekend, the Danish Days Maid will have an honorary position in the Danish Days Parade and will need to be available for media interviews and other event appearances.
After the Danish Days weekend, she will draw the winning ticket for the annual giveaway of a trip to Denmark.
Applications may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to P.O. Box 1424, Solvang CA 93463.