Tag: Kongens Nytorv
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 […]
Local Round-Up: Worst streets in Copenhagen for parking fines revealed
Gothersgade is Copenhagen’s worst street for parking fines. In 2021, 2,743 of the capital’s 277,558 parking fines were issued on the street that runs from Søerne to Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen Municipality figures show. Higher numbers in 2022This year, the total number is expected to be even greater – both for Copenhagen and Gothersgade, which have […]
December-January Events: It’s Live! What better way to start 2023 than with ‘Frankenstein’
Frankenstein6-28 Jan, performances Mon-Fri 20:00, Sat 17:00; Teatret ved blacke hest, Vesterbrogade 150, Frederiksberg; DKK 180, teaterbillette.dkWhy Not Theater Company is trying their luck in January for a change with a run of their new version of Frankenstein written by local playwright Tanya Mastilo, winner of the 2020 Reumert Award for her stunning play ‘The […]
Copenhagen and Aarhus among Europe’s best party cities
They say Christmas is a time for giving and receiving. Well, with ‘The Little Mermaid’ and Nyhavn, Copenhagen receives many tourists, and when Christmas approaches, the Danish capital knows how to give that little bit more. According to Holidu’s list, which ranked the 100 most festive European citiesCopenhagen is number five. And once again, no […]
Events in late November-early December: Shows, markets and quizzes galore!
Crazy Christmas Cabaret: ‘Don Calzone’ongoing, ends Jan 14; 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 […]
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 […]
Behold our most golden queen: Diamond’s eternal immortality beckons
The timing of the Copenhagen cultural festival Golden Days could not have been better. Coinciding with the month chosen to celebrate Queen Margrethe II’s golden jubilee, a full 50 years and eight months after she acceded to the Danish throne in January 1972, Her Majesty visited Kongens Nytorv on September 2, where 50 female icons […]
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 […]
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 in September: Who is your favorite ‘Queen’ of all time?
Golden Days2-18 Sep; various venues; goldendays.dkIf you have wondered what is happening around Kongens Nytorv, then the answer is here. In preparation for the annual September history festival Golden Days, the posters of 50 ‘queens’ have been placed on pedestals around its perimeter. But while some are monarchs, living or dead, others are queens in […]
2022 Tour de France: In the home of cycling
In 1973, a Saudi-led oil embargo against the United States triggered a global energy crisis. The price of oil quadrupled, leading to fuel shortages and revealing the West’s dependence on foreign oil and fossil fuels. In Denmark – a country that had so far eagerly embraced the car – the crisis became an opportunity. Warned […]
Sport Round-Up: The architect’s solution can revolutionize Copenhagen’s football pitch problem
Stack them high!However, the architectural firm Werk Arkitekter has come up with a cunning plan. The company has proposed to make Copenhagen a pioneer for a solution that involves ‘stacking’ five or more courts on top of each other to form a kind of wooden-based sports tower. “The huge space-consuming sport is a challenge in […]
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 […]
Local Round-Up: Sickness day figures confirm that the day care industry is having a hard time in Copenhagen
Teachers and day care workers in the capital take significantly more sick days than other municipal employees, figures from the town hall show. In general, the figures for sick days among Copenhagen Municipality’s employees last year, which did not include time off due to corona, were high. Its employees had an average of 11.9 sick […]
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 […]
Local Round-Up: Put your spandex on standby to cycle the Tour de France prologue route!
Fælledparken welcomes the expected 20,000 guests to a festival that takes place from 1-2. July to mark that Copenhagen is hosting the opening day of the Tour de France. FestiVélo, which will be released as a bicycle festival, will be located between Øster Allé, Fælledsøen and Café-Pavillonen. It will be open from 12:00 to 22:00 […]
An equestrian statue so long along the way that the king died and waited
Last year, a bust of the Danish monarch Frederik V was thrown into the Port of Copenhagen as a protest against Denmark’s previous role as a slave trade nation. But it was not the first time that a statue of Frederik V attracted attention. During his lifetime, his equestrian statue at Amalienborg Castle Square was […]
Everything stated is at the Copenhagen Light Festival
Copenhagen Light Festival lights up the Danish capital again on Friday and continues to shine until 27 February. It attracted over 500,000 visitors last year, so expectations are high, it will be yet another audience-pleaser. The organizers have therefore increased the number of the festival’s attractions to 50: works by artists from home and abroad. […]
February Events: Hi ho! We’re off to the Snow White Panto!
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 8.-13. Feb, Tue-Fri 7pm, Sat 1pm and 7pm, Sun 1pm; The library, Rentemestervej 76, Cph NV; 100-180kr; ctcircle.dk Copenhagen Theater Circle’s annual British panto is ‘Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs’. Expect audience participation, the normal range of madness and cross-dressing and music and comedy to suit the whole […]
Events in December: Christmas is responsible, but plenty of room for other biscuits
anglican christmas December 24, 12.00 and 23.30, December 25, 10.30; St Albans Church, Churchillparken 11, Cph K; st-albans.dk You can join St Albans Church to celebrate Christmas Eve with its children’s song and birthday bell at 12.00 or the midnight mass on Christmas Eve at 23.30. On the 25th, they celebrate with a Christmas day […]
Hell or Hallelujah? Do not let the corona kiss goodbye to another Christmas!
Last year, many of the traditional Christmas markets in Copenhagen were canceled. Theater performances and concerts of ‘Trade Messiah’ were also impossible. A corona lockdown from December 9 made it impossible to go out for a drink or a meal, and it was rarer to see Santa Claus than moments of sunshine. It was as […]
Performance Review: Why ‘The Nutcracker’ is one of the ultimate Christmas magic moments
Christmas is about the traditions and who you choose to enjoy these traditions with. It’s about the little moments that build up to the big night, and as each time goes by, the Christmas mood grows. One of the undoubted traditions is to attend the ‘Nutcracker’ ballet on the National Theatre’s historic Old Stage on […]
Among these festive markets, there could be the gem that makes this a completely classic Christmas
We can not vouch for all these Christmas markets. Some of them are screaming and cross-border vulgar, selling last year’s almonds and mulled wine stuffed at the pet store. But among this line-up could be the market where you buy one of your best Christmas gifts ever! Could be the next Fabergé You know the […]
Early winter events: Exciting comedy evenings on Amager, classical ballets and Christmas events by the truck
CPH English Comedy Night Dec. 4, 8 p.m .; Theater Play, Strandlodsvej 7, Cph S; 130kr, billetto.dk Headliner Tamer Kattan is an American comic book that is worth the entrance fee alone. Join Adrian Mackinder (yes, the columnist on page 11!) And support actors David Duff (Ireland), Julian Oakes (UK) and Rozarina Larsen (Malaysia) for […]
Events in August: Go to the Kenya Theater in the Beckett, Bottom and Blixen era
Happy Days 3-25. Sep., 8 p.m .; The Theater by Black Horse, Vesterbrogade 150, Cph V; 205 kroner, theater tickets.dk Sue Hansen-Styles and Nathan Meister from Why Not Theater bring Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days, originally written in 1962, back to life on stage in Vesterbro. The play has not lost any of its resonance […]
Copenhagen 2021: Top choice!
TOP ICE CREAM Bon Bon Ice Suddenly we were not in Frederiksberg, but the plains of Africa, like earthy, velvety tones, rhythm and bass of course, praised Bon Bon Ice’s epic ‘Black Vanilla’ taste. Colored volcanic dark by the ash of coconuts rich in antioxidants is a treat for all the senses. No wonder Bon […]
Copenhagen police are setting up more surveillance cameras
More cameras on the horizon The new cameras will be up at Nyhavn and Nørreport Station as well as Rådhuspladsens, Kongens Nytorv, Nyhavn, Den Røde Plads and Den Sorte Plads. Police often encounter reports of crime or other cases in the above areas. The cameras are part of the government’s law on safety and security […]
Tibet Police Chief: I lost control
The topic is the police handling of a visit by Prime Minister Zhu Rongji in 2002. Two middle managers have previously told the commission that their boss ordered protesters to be screened off so the prominent guest did not get to see them. – He must have misunderstood that, says Kai Vittrup about the statement […]
Volt’s uprising: Couriers upset over new bonus scheme that has forced some to work 36-hour weekends
Weekends are the most profitable time to work for Wolt couriers – or at least they were until February 22nd. A new payment model introduced by the company on that date drastically reduced their weekend bonus, and on Friday, February 26, they chose to park their vehicles and protest. “No more wage cuts,” they shouted […]
Scrap your Friday takeaway plans – Wolt drivers are planning a strike
If you were planning to celebrate the end of the week with a takeaway, you might want to consider your plans. Wolt drivers have called for a nationwide strike this Friday to protest the removal of their weekend bonus. Bonus was crucial “We consider the weekend bonus to be crucial for our economies,” reads a […]
Five things to do in Copenhagen this winter
Between working from home and wearing your mask in the supermarket, you may be wondering what will happen to Christmas this year – but there is no need to worry. Although it is true that many of the traditional Christmas markets in Copenhagen have been canceled, with the reopening of Tivoli in high season, there […]
Tractors fill Copenhagen and Aarhus in protest against the mink case
Agricultural dissatisfaction with the government’s action in the mink case will be marked on Saturday in both Copenhagen and Aarhus. Hundreds of protesters are thus expected to drive in tractors through both cities on Saturday morning and afternoon. This is announced by both the Copenhagen Police and the East Jutland Police in press releases issued […]
Test runs close the metro in the evening and at night during the holidays
During the autumn holidays, newly purchased metro trains will be tested on two of Copenhagen’s most used metro lines, which will therefore be closed between 21.00 and 05.00. These are lines M1 and M2. They both drive from Vanløse and end at Vestamager and at Copenhagen Airport, respectively. Along the way, the trains come through […]
Residence ban in Kødbyen and Nørrebroparken is extended
Copenhagen Police extends residence ban in Kødbyen and Nørrebroparken until 30 September. The residence ban is valid in the period from 22-02. – We are still in a serious situation with high infection rates. Therefore, it is necessary to maintain the austerity measures in the areas in question, so that we avoid people crowding with […]
Local rounding: Hotel d’Angleterre pulls the plug on the Christmas light façade
Hotel d’Angleterre confirmed yesterday that it is canceling its Christmas light façade due to the coronavirus pandemic, reported TV2. The hotel’s festive atmosphere on Kongens Nytorv attracts many people – both locals and tourists. However, the hotel’s management maintains that things are not going well in the wake of a global pandemic. Some decorations … […]