Tag: Ofelia Plads
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, […]
WC 2022: Big screens and best bars
To be fair, this article is as much for voyeurs as it is die-hards who want to know the best places to watch 2022 World Cup matches in November and December. Of course, I’m not implying that half of our readership is sitting at a rear window watching Ironside/Perry Mason (yes, the same actor killed […]
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 […]
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 […]
Singing, drinking and fire: the best places to enjoy Saint Hans’ Evening in Copenhagen
Like the site of the famous Jelling Stone, home to a church since the 11th century, Saint Hans’ften is a relic of Denmark’s unique mixed pagan and Christian past. A short story First, as a celebration of the summer solstice, people gathered at sacred springs, draped the reeds over their doorways and gathered herbs to […]
Local Round-Up: Every other Dane’s favorite childhood memory, Tom McEwan, is back in business!
Ask Danes who grew up in the 1970s and 80s to name their favorite children’s entertainers, and the name of a Scot pops up with countless regularity: Tom McEwan. As a regular performer on Copenhagen’s stages until the end of the first decade of the century (mainly at That Theater Company), he has in recent […]
The government is ready to announce coronapas for state workers
New quick test center In related news, a new massive rapid test center has been opened this week at Ofelia Plads in Copenhagen. The center has a test capacity of around 12,500 people every day and the opening hours are 08: 00-20: 00 on weekdays and 10: 00-18: 00 on weekends. See other centrally located […]
Local Round-Up: Corona initiatives are being stepped up in the country’s largest municipality
Schools, leisure and day care facilities are still open in the City of Copenhagen, but on Monday the municipality introduced a number of e.g. initiatives for schools in the area. Based on the recommendations of the Danish Agency for Patient Safety, parents are asked to drop off and pick up children outside the school, and […]
Denmark’s new rivals are across the North Sea
Denmark and England have hit a lot of rivalry this summer. First there was Brexit and various fish disputes, then football – and yes, before you ask, the British continued to demand a gold in diving – and then ‘that cycling incident’ at the Olympics. Sure, we’re talking about a shock with the British team, […]
Copenhagen 2021: Highlights in a strong cultural program
The original rainbow flag ongoing, ending Aug. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m .; Copenhagen City Hall, Cph K; free adm A 30-meter section of the iconic Rainbow Flag, created by artist and LGBTI + activist Gilbert Baker, will be displayed from the very first day in Copenhagen 2021. One of the many sections of the original […]
EC-drunk fans ready for short party in Holland
Now Denmark’s men’s national football team is facing a round of 16 final. It is played in Amsterdam on Saturday at 18.00 and the opponent is called Wales. DBU reports huge interest in watching the match at the stadium, but corona restrictions put a damper on the party. However, Danish fans can sneak around the […]
Local Round-Up: Fish kindergartens in the Port of Copenhagen
On Wednesday, 50 new kindergartens opened in Copenhagen. This time, however, they are not for children, but for small vulnerable fish in the harbor. The new fish kindergartens – officially called ‘Biohytter’ – will help to ensure more life in the Port of Copenhagen. The idea is that the fish are farmed in a safe […]
DGI-Byen is building ‘Denmark’s largest sports bar’ for EURO 2020
When the European Championships start this Friday in Rome, it marks the first time that Copenhagen is one of the 11 official host cities. Copenhagen hosts four matches at the Park: Denmark’s three group matches against Finland, Belgium and Russia together with a last-16 match. But do not despair if you missed tickets – there […]
Extra time and penalties … sorry, the bar is closing because of the corona!
It’s the nightmare situation that football fans, bar owners and authorities fear later this month. A Euro 2020 knockout game has reached the 90-minute mark in stalemate. The pulsating drama has already yielded four goals, all washed down with copious amounts of beer, and now extra time and possibly a penalty shootout is waving. At […]
The business community demands clarity about major events before the European Championships
This is the opinion of Dansk Erhverv and Dansk Boldspil-Union (DBU), who fear that an expert group’s recommendations for large outdoor events will endanger the party. Director of the Danish Chamber of Commerce Brian Mikkelsen is afraid that the football party will be reserved for fans with match tickets if the expert group’s recommendations become […]