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Touring Copenhagen’s Jazz Hang-outs

Touring Copenhagen’s Jazz Hang-outs February 16, 2012 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Jazz is as much part of Copenhagen’s landscape as bicycles, open sandwiches and HC Andersen. Jazz musicians’ love affair with Copenhagen began in the ‘50s, when well-known Americans like Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, Ed Thigpen and Kenny Drew crossed the Atlantic and formed a community around Copenhagen’s...

Irish Pub Crawl in Copenhagen

Irish Pub Crawl in Copenhagen January 29, 2012 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Copenhagen has a good selection of authentic Irish pubs with an enthusiastic crowd of loyal regulars and the chance to drink a pint of the black stuff, see some sports and even enjoy a full Irish breakfast. And what better way to sample a little from each of Copenhagen’s Irish pubs than to partake...

Winter Weekend Getaway to Copenhagen

Winter Weekend Getaway to Copenhagen December 9, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Premiere city break destination Copenhagen sees large crowds and extended business vacations during high season; instead, how about experiencing the self-proclaimed Scandinavian capital of cool during wintertime? Cosy hotels. Opt for designer cool at Hotel 27 (serving seriously chilled vodka in downstairs...

Halloween Comes Early to Copenhagen

Halloween Comes Early to Copenhagen September 24, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Halloween’s official date may fall on October 31st, but in Copenhagen, the highpoint of the ghostly calendar has been moved forward so as to coincide with the school fall break. Visitors to Copenhagen during mid-October can thus look forward to the City of Copenhagen’s annual Night of Culture, followed...

Copenhagen Cooking…. A Festival You Can Taste

Copenhagen Cooking…. A Festival You Can Taste June 13, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
Some festivals offer music to your ears, while others feast the eyes with images. Copenhagen, however, pays tribute to its current recipe for success: Its cuisine. Copenhagen Cooking is a food festival celebrating the Scandinavian kitchen, and will be making mouths water for the seventh time this summer...

Mobile Festival Kicks Off Copenhagen Summer

Mobile Festival Kicks Off Copenhagen Summer May 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Copenhagen’s biggest street festival, Distortion, has been growing in scale and popularity since its humble beginnings in 1998, and when it opens tomorrow it will be the kick-starting of no less than 155 block parties and many more club nights across the city. One thing has remained constant over the...

Children’s Theater Targets Youngest Audiences

Children’s Theater Targets Youngest Audiences May 17, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
With an international children’s theater festival opening later this week across Copenhagen and Malmö, Danish theater is at the forefront of a new trend: Baby theater. This Friday, the annual Assistej World Congress and Performing Arts Festival for Young Audiences opens for the 17th time. A kind of...

Copenhagen Part of a Green Future

Copenhagen Part of a Green Future May 10, 2011 | Events | Read More
The US TV network CNN is in Copenhagen this week to film the city’s contribution to a greener planet. Along with a handful of other cities around the world, the Danish capital has been selected for the network’s ‘Future Cities’ series, which focuses on places where building an environmentally...

Copenhagen Turns off the Lights for Earth Hour 2011

Copenhagen Turns off the Lights for Earth Hour 2011 March 23, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
Candles are a familiar sight in Copenhagen—and on Saturday, there will be even more of them as many of the city’s hotels, museums and other attractions turn off the electric lights and invite guests to help the environment and enjoy the warm glow of natural light for Earth Hour 2011. The annual global...

March a Busy Month for Copenhagen’s International Theater

March a Busy Month for Copenhagen’s International Theater March 15, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
There’s good news on the billboards for theater lovers visiting Copenhagen over the next month, with not just one but two possibilities for seeing some really new and exciting English-language theater. While Copenhagen has a dynamic and thriving live theater scene, it does tend to leave English...