This week in Copenhagen: Easter is coming…the theme parks are reopening!
Bakken season openingMarch 31, 2:00 p.m.; Dyrehavsbakken 33, Klampenborg; bakken.dkIn its 441st season, the world’s oldest amusement park welcomes parents and children to more entertainment and activities. Get ready to go full speed! Tivoli reopening to EasterMarch 31-24. Sep, Easter time until April 10; 11.00-22.00; Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; from DKK 155; tivoli.dkTivoli opens […]
March events: Why Tivoli’s opening will supply the missing spring in all our steps
English Comedy Night10 March at 20:00-22:00; Knock Knock Comedy Club, Vimmelskaftet 41, Cph K; internationalcomedians.comLet’s laugh together! Enjoy four comedians from Ireland (headliner Danny Ryan), Sweden, Canada and Poland, presented by British comedian Adrian Mackinder. All the necessary elements are in place for a great night of comedy! Easter in TivoliMarch 31-10. April; 11.00-22.00; Tivoli, […]
Mid-November Events: An offer you can’t refuse from Crazy Christmas Cabaret
Crazy Christmas Cabaret: ‘Don Calzone’11 Nov-14 Jan; The glass hall at Tivoli; from DKK 360, teaterbillette.dk; 135 minThis Crazy Christmas Edition will take us away from the dreary Danish winter to sunny 1980s Miami Beach, where the Calzone family is in crisis again! Most of the team returns from last year, so expect show creator […]
Concert review: A BLXST on DR
There were post-Halloween tricks and treats served from the western part of the United States. California R&B standout BLXST (blast) filled his team with British warm-up acts and kicked off the European leg of the ‘Before You Go’ tour at DR Koncerthuset. It was an enjoyable evening held back only by muted acoustics. European heatThere […]
Events at the end of October: Anyone for conkers?
CPH Conker ChampionshipOct 23, 1pm; Charlie’s Bar, Pilestræde 33, Cph K; free adminThe tradition of the conker game continues. Everyone is invited to try to crack each other’s nuts. This year’s edition is the tenth anniversary. Annual CPH Film Festival21 & 22 Oct; Husets Cinema, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; free admin; annualcphfest.comThis year will be […]
Culture Gathering: Murky Waters Ahead?
A few days after the Polish city of Krakow revealed that Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters is not welcome in connection with comments he made about the war in Ukraine, ticket sales began for his two concerts at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, where he is to perform. next year on April 17 and 18. […]
Events at the beginning of October: The night of culture is approaching!
Culture night14 Oct; 18:00-00:00; different places; DKK 110, kulturnatten.dkCopenhagen’s annual Culture Night kicks off the autumn holidays and offers children and adults hundreds of events in just one evening. Experience Copenhagen in a different light and see places you wouldn’t normally have access to when hundreds of museums, churches, exhibition halls, art galleries, humanitarian organizations […]
Events at the end of August: Actor, playwright, director … presents Denmark’s answer to Noël Coward!
The Queen’s New Frontier14-18 Sep; Library Rentemestervej, Cph NV; DKK 160Copenhagen Theater Circle presents its original play ‘The Queen’s New Frontier’ by long-standing member Alun Thomas – a satire set in Ireland as post-Brexit reality begins to set in. (BV) The oasisAug 19; Fælledparken, Cph ØThis pop-up event is hosted by Culture and Leisure Østerbro. […]
Events in July and early August: Finally a proper British afternoon tea!
Proper British afternoon teaJuly 10 & 31, August 14 & 28; Kogebogeriet, Guldbergsgade 10, Cph NIf you are looking for an authentic British afternoon tea, then Kogebogeriet is the place to go. Enjoy a menu that includes roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, freshly baked scones and clotted cream, along with unlimited tea. AiaSound Festival11-13 Aug; […]
Events in early summer: Party up and embrace the heat!
Science and cocktails28th of June; Koncertsalen, DR Koncerthuset, Ørestads Boulevard 13, Cph S; 145-195kr, drkoncerthuset.dkJoin Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek for ‘What Physical Reality Has Taught Me’. Accompanied by the Danish jazz trio Hess / AC / Hess Spacelab, Wilczek will show how the scientific exploration of the physical world has come to touch on […]
Culture collection: Two thirds of print newspaper subscribers are retired
Only 14 percent of the adults in Denmark (700,000 people in total) have a subscription to a printed newspaper, against 11 percent who subscribe to an online newspaper, according to The cultural habits survey, the cultural habits survey covers the first quarter of 2022. About 6 percent subscribe to both. The results indicate that it […]
Events at the end of May / beginning of June: Distortion returns without Nørrebro party, more ticket areas and… finally a free Friday street festival!
Distortion XJune 1-5, various venues in Cph; DKK 200 access to ticket areas; cphdistortion.dkThe Nørrebro street party element, which is usually held on opening Wednesday, has been completely scrapped, and Thursday in Vesterbro has been drastically reduced, even though it is the same area as previous years with 24 free events, so there is a […]
Events in early May: Boy George… and ‘Dick’
Boy George Aliens and Iconsongoing, ending June 4, opening hours TBC; Gallery Oxholm, Pile Alle 25, Frederiksberg; gallerioxholm.dkOn Saturday, a new exhibition was opened with the artwork by Boy George, which runs at Galleri Oxholm until the beginning of June. Since his first show in Monaco in November 2019, the former Culture Club singer has […]
April Events: Shirley a visit to the theater is in order
Shirley ValentineApril 21-14. May, performances Tue-Fri 20.00, Sat 17.00; The Theater at Sorte Hest, Vesterbrogade 150, Cph V; SEK 205 via theater tickets.dkThe great Vivienne McKee and London Toast Theater return with Willy Russell’s 1980s audience-happy Shirley Valentine. Come meet Shirley in her kitchen while she talks to her only company: the wall. This self-discovery […]
Culture collection: DR unveils plans for Easter calendar TV show
It’s 60 years since DR broadcast the country’s first Christmas calendar ever, an annual festive TV show in prime time that gets everyone in the Christmas mood, so it’s just as good a year to launch a similar series for Easter. ‘Det Forsvundne Ravkammer’ will consist of eight episodes, which will be broadcast at 20.00 […]
Heart and Seoul: Everything you love about Korea, from K-pop to Kimchi
In European classrooms, we were raised under the glare of the Atlas, which made Europe look massive and Canada 30 times the size of South America. Asia is massive, of course, no matter how you look at it, but it may surprise you to notice the absence of a few from its top 25 largest […]
Cultural background: Almost half of Danes worry that their perspectives are skewed by ‘fake news’
A new report from the Ministry of Culture called ‘Media trust, fake news and fact-checking’ shows that 47 percent of the Danish population is suspicious that ‘fake news’ from various sources shoots their worldview. In fact, 60 percent believe that some Danish media deliberately deliver fake news. Conversely, other figures in the report show a […]
November events: Call all boffins, bookworms and botanists!
Book Festival7-8 Nov; online and various venues; bogfestival.dk This year’s book festival (not to be confused with Bogforum, which was canceled) is held all over Denmark, online and in person, in English and in Danish. Choose from a variety of lectures and workshops held by publishers, authors and avid readers brought together by their love […]