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Januar - 2015

01/01 - Free Skating Rink - Valby
The traditional skating rink at Kongens Nytorv is closed until 2018 - due to the Metro expansion. The new free skating rink has moved to Valby at Toftegårds Plads. Skate free on ice and experience the 1500 m2 big skating rink and skate as many times as you wish. You can also hire skates for the entire family in all sizes. Bus 18 - 132 - 133 - 1A and 4A will take you right there.


01/01 - NATIONAL GALLERY - Free entrance
At a beautiful location in the park area at Østre Anlæg in central Copenhagen - near the Nørreport and Østerport stations - you will find Statens Museum for Kunst - Denmark's National Gallery.All year round the collections at Statens Museum for Kunst consist of the Royal Collection of Paintings and Sculpture, the Royal Collection of Prints and Drawings, and the Royal Cast Collection. Statens Museum for Kunst presently owns approx. 9,000 paintings and sculptures, 300,000 drawings and prints, and more than 2,600 plaster casts. Nearly 3,000 works are on exhibition in the museum and there is free entry to the public.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Gallery.asp



11/01 - NANA MOUSKOURI - Imperial Cinema
Legendary Greek Singer Nana Mouskouri will visit Copenhagen on here “Happy Birthday Tour” - and give a concert for all her new and old fans.


17/01 - 18/01 - WEDDING FAIR - 2015 - Bella Center
Get inspiration for the perfect wedding at Denmark's largest and most visited WEDDING FAIR - 2015.


29/01 - WISHBONE ASH’ - Amager Bio (Cinema)
British cult and rock band Wishbone Ash' - founded in 1969 - who are “Still going strong” - will visit Copenhagen and give a concert at Amager Bio in connection with their 40 years jubilee world tour “Live Dates Live” celebrating the groups latest album "Live Dates".


29/01 - 01/02 - CIFF 2015 - Bella Center
CIFF 2015 - Copenhagen International Fashion - takes places in Bella Center and will present the fashion for the Winter/Spring 2015/2016. Fantastic shows and professional presentation of trends are one of many things to experience at Copenhagen International Fashion Fair.


31/01 - 03/02 - Copenhagen 6-day Race 2015 - Ballerup Super Arena
This major event in 2015 is the only 6-Day Race held in Denmark and Scandinavia - and is the 53 of its kind. It is one of the longest-running sporting events in the world - with the fastest top cyclists from all nations that come to compete at the new Ballerup Super Arena.


Febuary - 2015

01/02 - COPENHAGEN MUSEUMS – Free Entrance
Here is a list of museums in Copenhagen with free entrance all year round in 2015. The National Gallery – The National Museum – The Resistance Museum (Closed) – The Open Air Museum - The Danish Music Museum. Se presentations of the museums in event calendar - February - 2015.


01/02 - 01/02 - CIFF 2015 - Bella Center
CIFF 2015 - Copenhagen International Fashion - takes places in Bella Center and will present the fashion for the Winter/Spring 2015/2016. Fantastic shows and professional presentation of trends are one of many things to experience at Copenhagen International Fashion Fair.


01/02 - 03/02 - Copenhagen 6-day Race 2015 - Ballerup Super Arena
This major event in 2015 is the only 6-Day Race held in Denmark and Scandinavia - and is the 53 of its kind. It is one of the longest-running sporting events in the world - with the fastest top cyclists from all nations that come to compete at the new Ballerup Super Arena.


05/02 - 06/02 - FIRST FABRIC 2015 - Bella Center
Exhibition about all fabrics - textile and production. Hosted by Danish Textile Network.


12/02 - 15/02 - LEGO WORLD 2015 - Bella Center
Come and experience the 'Worlds funniest playground'in 2015. For children - adults and families of all ages. A whole world made of LEGO.


21/02 - LIONEL RICHIE - Falconer Concert Hall
Legendary Soul singer and performer will visit Copenhagen and give a concert at the Falconer Concert Hall on his European “All the Hits All Night Long” tour!


22/02 - 24/02 - Copenhagen Food Fair 2015 - Bella Center
International Food Fair of Copenhagen 2015 is Scandinavia's largest trade fair for the food industry together with contract kitchen – hotels - restaurants and catering is the essence of food Fair 2015. Rooted in Scandinavian food culture the fair is to be inspired and challenged by the exciting foreign cuisine which influences us daily. Copenhagen Food Fair 2015 consists of: International Food Fair of ScandinaviaCopenhagen Wines & Spirits Show


28/02 - LORD OF THE DANCE - Falconer Concert Hall
The fabulous Lord of the Dance theatrical show by Michael Flatley will present a new fantastisk show - and will perform in Copenhagen at the Falconer Concert Hall 2015. The Irish Dancers are known of their traditional Irish step dancing - and notable for their rapid leg movements while body and arms are kept largely stationary . The incredible Lord of the Dance dancers have conquered audiences around the world with their step dancing on most of the floors of international stages and arenas.


March - 2015

10/03 - 12/03 - EWEA OFFSHORE 2015 - Bella Center
The EWEA OFFSHORE event is the focal point for the offshore wind industry. It combines an extensive conference where political and industry leaders meet and an international exhibition. With an array of insightful seminars, impressive networking events and the whole of the supply chain present, it provides the ideal platform to meet valuable contacts and achieve great business performance


19/03 - BRYAN ADAMS - Forum Copenhagen
Canadian singer Bryan Adams will give a concert at Forum Copenhagen in March 2015 - as a part of the 30th anniversary for his "Reckless" album. Bryan Adams has sold over 55 million albums - and is one of the best selling artists in Canada.


26/03 - 30/08 - BAKKEN 2015 - New summer season
Bakken is over 400 years old - and the world's oldest amusement park. Bakken will open for the new summer season 2015. Free entry with more than 150 attractions and cosy restaurants to choose just 14 km north of Copenhagen.


April - 2015

01/04 - 20/09 - TIVOLI - New season - 2015
Tivoli Gardens opens the gates for summer season 2015 - with admission fee - concerts - amusements and other events.


09/04 - 22/04 - CPH:PIX - 2015 Filmfestival - All Copenhagen Cinemas
DENMARK’S BIGGEST FILM FEASTIVAL – CPH:PIX is BIGGER THAN EVER. The 26th edition of the NatFilm Festival is approaching. NatFilm Festival is by far the largest and most appraised film festival in Denmark - and this year the festival is growing even bigger. From the 9th of April to the 22th of April 2015 - cinemas in no less than four Danish cities - Copenhagen - Aarhus - Odense and Kolding - will screen a record number of more than 130 films from all over the world.


16/04 - The Queen's Birthday 2015 - Amalienborg
HRH Queen Margrete II - will be celebrated on the balcony of Amalienborg Palace on her 75 year birthday by the Danes and Copenhageners at noon 12.00 - where people by tradition gather at the square of Amalienborg Palace and wave the Danish flag for the Queen and her family. The Royal Guard will be dressed in red gala uniforms and will play many birthday songs for the Queen. Visitors - who are in Copenhagen´- should experience this popular and traditional event in royal surroundings and join in to celebrate the very popular Danish Monarch.
www.kongehuset.dk and www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Amalienborg.asp



16/04 - 17/04 - SCANDEFA 2015 - Bella Center
Scandinavian Dental Fair/Annual Scientific Meeting DDA - Scandefa 2015 is a trade fair for dentists. The fair has through more than 40 years been the place - where new products within dental equipment - accessories and clothing are presented - combined with the latest knowledge - and is exposed to more than 10.000 visitors from Scandinavia and other countries as well - and are welcoming more than 150 exhibitors.


May - 2015

07/05 - ANDRÈ RIEU - Forum
The Dutch violinist André Rieu - who with his popularity fills halls - stadiums and concert halls worldwide - will guests Forum in May 2015. Read more and see the video with André Rieu and his 50-man Johann Strauss Orchestra performing - the waltz over all waltzes - An der schönen blauen Donau.
 Video: An der schönen blauen Donau



22/05 - 24/05 - COPENHAGEN CARNIVAL 2015 - Whitsun Festival
The Carnival of Copenhagen is a major event of the year - with a 3-day arrangement in and around Copenhagen City and Fælledparken from May 22-23-24 - 2015. There will be a lot of fun - music - workshops and performance. During the carnival period - there are many parades with numerous samba bands that will accompany and entertain the dancers and audience during the Carnival Event in Copenhagen.
www.karneval.dk/



24/05 - COPENHAGEN MARATHON - 2015
The 2015 marathon race starts and finishes by the waterfront beside the Royal Library "The Black Diamond". The traffic-free course can roughly be split into 3 laps each consisting of approximately 14 kilometres. So come and Join this Years marathon with perfect service from start to finish.
www.copenhagenmarathon.dk



26/05 - MEGHAN TRAINOR - Store Vega
Meghan Trainor - American singer and songwriter will visit Copenhagen in connection with her ”2015 That Bass Tour” - and give a concert at “Store Vega”. Meghan Trainor can look back at a very busy 2014 - where she got her breakthrough with the mega hit “All About That Bass” - which was Grammy nominated in the category “Record of the year” and “Song of the year”.


28/05 - 30/05 - EUROPEAN BEER FESTIVAL 2015 - Old Carlsberg Brewery-Tap1
Danish Beer enthusiast arrange every year their annual Copenhagen Beer Festival - where all players from the Danish brewery industry and minor micro breweries - as well as foreign beer breweries - meet to present their beers - and where the audience can taste as mush as they like of the different beer types and sorts. The beer festival 2015 - will be held at the Old Carlsberg Brewery - Tap 1. More than 800 beer types and sorts from over 70 local and foreign beer producers can be tasted and enjoyed at the European Beer Festival this year at Carlsberg’s Old Brewery - located at Vesterbro - Copenhagen.


June - 2015

01/06 - 31/08 - Harbour Bathing 2015 - Copenhagen Harbours
Since June 2002 the Copenhageners no longer need to visit the beaches in the summer season outside of the city to have a fresh swim in crystal clean blue water - as the bathing water around the harbour area has reached a quality equal to the bathing water at the many blue flag beaches on the coastline of Copenhagen. Two free outdoor bathing sites - right in the centre of town - in the harbour area have been established. The stationary bathing facility at Islands Brygge - with a capacity for roughly 600 people - opened in June 2002 near Langebro - and the floating harbour swim bath called Copencabana - close to the shopping mall Fisketorvet - with three basins that cover more than 650 square meters. The bathing facilities have life savers constantly on duty and both bathing places have from the very beginning been a great success. The Opening of the harbour bathing season is from June 1st to August 31st and is a great yearly tradition. Come and join the Copenhageners from 07:00 am to 07:00 pm on weekdays - and Saturday and Sundays from 11:00 am to 07:00 pm.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Bathing.asp



05/06 - CONSTITUTION DAY (Grundlovsdag) - 5 June - Denmark
The anniversary of signing the first Danish constitution of 1849 - which established Denmark as a constitutional monarchy. Constitution Day is a public holiday and most shops in Denmark are closed. The day is also Father's Day in Denmark. The Danes just love celebrating their "Grundlovsdag" - which is connected with many political speeches and other types of leisure activities all over Denmark. (Flag Day and Public holiday)


05/06 - 07/06 - Roskilde Agricultural & Cattle Show - 2015 - Roskilde
The 45th yearly and traditional Agricultural Show 2015 at Roskilde - where farmers and other professionals from the agricultural sector meet and greet with country residents and city folks at this venue - and where farmers exhibit their most magnificent prime specimens - 2000 different livestocks and agricultural machinery plus accessories for leisure - outdoor living and professional use. There will be special exhibitions on hunting - forestry - children's animal show and foodstuff. Last year almost 90,000 spectators visited the Agricultural Show venue at Roskilde. There will also be plentiful of tastings - competitions & demonstrations.
www.roskildedyrskue.dk



13/06 - Denmark vs. Serbia – EUROPEAN Championships 2016 - Parken
Denmark vs. Serbia – Qualifying Football match for EUROPEAN Championships 2016 in France.


14/06 - MARK KNOPFLER - Tivoli
The legendary Fender guitar guru Mark Knopfler will visit Copenhagen on his "Europe-Tour" and give a open air concert at the Tivoli play grounds. He will present his new album - backed up with his 7-piese band - that counts a handful of his musicians and usual backing group at this live concert. See video presentation with Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris performing - "This is us" at the Gibson Amphiteatre - Los Angeles.
 Video: This is Us



14/06 - ROYAL SUMMER BALLET 2015 - Bernstorff Palace
Open air Summer Ballet with FREE ENTRY at Bernstorff Palace - surrounded by delightful Bernstorff Park in Gentofte - just 10 km from the city centre of Copenhagen. Once again - and for the 10th season - the Royal Danish Ballet Corps invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the new season 2015 - and to experience highlights from last Ballet season at the Danish Royal Theatre. Take a big picnic basket and some cold bottles of wine with you and enjoy this special performance in green surroundings. This open air Ballet performance is a must for all ballet-lovers and visitors - who will enjoy the best from both worlds – fresh air at Bernstorff Palace Park - and a superb programme with classic and modern ballet arrangements. Duration - Approx. 3 hours incl. intermission.
kglteater.dk/



22/06 - 23/07 - SUMMER DANCE 2015 – Fælledparken
Dance with the Copenhageners at Fælledparken in 2015. SWINGTIME - LATIN – TANGO etc. Free open air Dancing session and lessons at Fælledparken with great live bands and happy dancing people. Everyone is welcome - so take your partner or find one and join in a programme of popular dances – with free dancing lessons that will teach you some basic steps and start you off on the right foot - when you want to dance - SWING - SALSA - TANGO - RUMBA – STANDARD and much more. So - take them stepping shoes on and turn loose on the dance floor. Dancing will take place in June and July – Monday to Thursday from 19.00 – 22.00 p.m. The Culture and Leisure Committee of Copenhagen’s City Council is the prime organizer of this very trendy and successful event.
Hotel Booking with great savings:  www.copenhagenet.dk



23/06 - SANKT HANS EVE 2015 - Celebrate with the Danes
Sankt Hans Aften (St. John’s Eve) was a official religious holiday in Denmark until 1770 - and has since the time of the Vikings been a Danish tradition of celebrating the Midsummer with bonfires and speeches all over the country in the evening of 23th June - 2015. Especially on the coastline of Denmark bonfires are lit to celebrate the midsummer month - and a great tradition is to sing “midsommervisen” – the Midsummer Hymn by Holger Drachmann – “Vi elsker vort land” - We love our Country.


25/06 - 27/06 - Around Zealand Regatta - 2015 - Elsinore
The Classic boat race - Around Zealand Regatta 2015 - starts and ends at Elsinore port. The sailing ships can be seen from Copenhagen's coast. The race is a national event and experience lasting 2-3 days and covers a course of 232 nautical miles around Zealand. Timezone: Europe - Copenhagen.
Hotel Booking with great savings:  www.copenhagenet.dk



27/06 - 04/07 - ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2015 - Great rock music festival
Roskilde Festival always presents the most up to date and progressive music programme and bands as well as lots of events and activities. Warm-up from 24-26 June 2015. Many bands are ready to perform with other contemporary - legendary - progressive and innovating quality music from all over the world at Roskilde Festival 2015. Camping is free with a festival ticket.


July - 2015

01/07 - 04/07 - ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2015 - Great rock music festival
Roskilde Festival always presents the most up to date and progressive music programme and bands as well as lots of events and activities. Warm-up from 24-26 June 2015. Many bands are ready to perform with other contemporary - legendary - progressive and innovating quality music from all over the world at Roskilde Festival 2015. Camping is free with a festival ticket.


01/07 - 23/07 - SUMMER DANCE 2015 – Fælledparken
Dance with the Copenhageners at Fælledparken in 2015. SWINGTIME - LATIN – TANGO etc. Free open air Dancing session and lessons at Fælledparken with great live bands and happy dancing people. Everyone is welcome - so take your partner or find one and join in a programme of popular dances – with free dancing lessons that will teach you some basic steps and start you off on the right foot - when you want to dance - SWING - SALSA - TANGO - RUMBA – STANDARD and much more. So - take them stepping shoes on and turn loose on the dance floor. Dancing will take place in June and July – Monday to Thursday from 19.00 – 22.00 p.m. The Culture and Leisure Committee of Copenhagen’s City Council is the prime organizer of this very trendy and successful event.
Hotel Booking with great savings:  www.copenhagenet.dk



01/07 - 10/08 - Fredensborg Palace - The Royal Family’s summer residence
Fredensborg Palace from 1720 (including the Palace Chapel) will be open to the public weekdays and Sundays in July 2015 - up to August 11. - from 13.00 – 17.00, together with The Vegetable Garden & the Orangery. Copenhagen-Portal.dk can organize transport and admission fee.
 Video: Copenhagen-Portal.dk



01/07 - 31/08 - Harbour Bathing 2015 - Copenhagen Harbours
Since June 2002 the Copenhageners no longer need to visit the beaches in the summer season outside of the city to have a fresh swim in crystal clean blue water - as the bathing water around the harbour area has reached a quality equal to the bathing water at the many blue flag beaches on the coastline of Copenhagen. Two free outdoor bathing sites - right in the centre of town - in the harbour area have been established. The stationary bathing facility at Islands Brygge - with a capacity for roughly 600 people - opened in June 2002 near Langebro - and the floating harbour swim bath called Copencabana - close to the shopping mall Fisketorvet - with three basins that cover more than 650 square meters. The bathing facilities have life savers constantly on duty and both bathing places have from the very beginning been a great success. The Opening of the harbour bathing season is from June 1st to August 31st and is a great yearly tradition. Come and join the Copenhageners from 07:00 am to 07:00 pm on weekdays - and Saturday and Sundays from 11:00 am to 07:00 pm.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Bathing.asp



03/07 - PHARRELL WILLIAMS - Roskilde Festival 2015
American singer and producer Pharrell Williams will visit Roskilde Festival - and give a concert for all of his fans. His biggest and latest hit “HAPPY” has been highly successful - peaking at number one in the United States - United Kingdom - Australia - Ireland - New Zealand - and 19 other countries. It has sold over 1.3 million copies in the United Kingdom - and has reached the summit on three separate occasions - both records in their own right.


03/07 - 12/07 - JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015 - 37 years of Jazz in Copenhagen
The famous Copenhagen Jazz Festival is spread all around Copenhagen at various venues and "hot spots" - where Danish and international Jazz Bands will perform live in over 1250 concerts at over 100 indoor and outdoor arrangements and venues. This is the 37 edition of Jazz in Copenhagen. See video presentation from Copenhagen Jazz Festival at a concert shot at Jazz Huset Vognporten in Copenhagen, which was one of the many jazz venues in town.
 Video: The Traditional Jazz Orchestra



04/07 - PAUL MCCARTNEY - Roskilde Festival 2015
Legendary song writer - singer - musician and ex-Beatle - Paul McCartney will play at the Roskilde Festival for all old and new fans. This concert will be his only European festival performance this summer. See video with Paul McCartney perform live in concert "I Saw Her Standing There" in our monthly selected "Song of the Month" website.
 Video: I Saw Her Standing There



04/07 - Rebild Festival 2015 – Rebild Nationalpark - Jutland
Every year since July 4th 1912 - thousands of Danish-Americans and their descendants - together with other Danes have joined in the celebration of the American Independence Day on the beautiful heather-covered hills at Rebild National Park in Jutland - just 20 km south of Aalborg. The Rebild Festival is also an expression of gratitude to the land which welcomed more than 300,000 Danish immigrants - and the tradition has been maintained in order to strengthen the ties of friendship between Denmark and USA. On this festival day - Stars and Stripes - and the Danish flag “Dannebrog” are flown side-by-side in natural picturesque surroundings - and as an honour to both countries. US-citizens - who are visiting Copenhagen can experience this festival in Jutland on July 4th. By train or car the trip will take about 4 hours and there is plenty of logging facilities at Rebild and in Aalborg. As a tribute to this USA – Danish Festival and as a countdown to the event - the added VIDEO performs – Strike Up the Band. Yeh - Let the drums roll out - Let the trumpet call - While the people shout "Strike up the band".
 Video: Strike Up the Band
www.rebildfesten.dk



06/07 - ELTON JOHN - Tivoli
Sir Elton John will “Follow The Yellow Brick Road” to Tivoli - and one of the greatest artists and the man behind the timeless and epic songs "Your Song" - "Tiny Dancer" - "Rocket Man" and "Candle In The Wind" Sir Elton John - will give an unforgettable open air concert at the Tivoli Play Grounds in Copenhagen for all of his Danish fans. See video with Diana Krall - Elton John and Elvis Costello performing live in concert “Making Whoopie”.
 Video: Making Whoopie



08/07 - LADY GAGA - TONY BENNETT - Tivoli
Legendary super crooner Tony Bennett and pop diva Lady Gaga will perform together on Tivoli’s open air stage and give a concert with some of there most favourite and popular songs. See video with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga perform in a duet "The Lady is a Tramp" in our monthly selected "Song of the Month" website.
 Video: Lady is a tramp



15/07 - AC/DC - Roskilde Festival Grounds
The Australian rock band AC/DC - will pass Roskilde - and give a concert in connection with their world tour 2025 - “Rock Or Bust” for their many old and new fans in - Denmark - and naturally perform songs live from the groups recent album “Rock Or Bust”.


23/07 - 26/07 - CUP DENMARK 2015 - Ishøj - Copenhagen
Denmark Soccer Festival - has changed it name to CUP Denmark - and will attract more than 180 soccer teams in 2015 from countries like USA - Norway - Germany - England - France - Scotland - Brazil - and many other nations. Ishøj is located about 16 km from Copenhagen and only 800m from the tournament site is a wonderful sand beach stretching more than 8km and the Museum of Modern Art - Arken.
www.cupdenmark.com



24/07 - SNOOP DOGG - Tivoli Gardens
American Super Rapper Snoop Dogg - and recording artist - from Long Beach - California - will give an open air concert on the Play Grounds of Tivoli. The world famous west coast Hiphopper Snoop Dogg - has sold over 35 millions albums worldwide.


26/07 - 02/08 - COPENHAGEN OPERA FESTIVAL - 2015 - Copenhagen
The Copenhagen Opera Festival 2015 - is a must for any opera lover and appeals also to the new curious generation that wants to get familiar with opera and experience the drama and passion of this fine and magic art put out into new spaces around Copenhagen – on the streets - on the water and even underground! With a line-up of leading international singers and musicians - there’s something for opera goers of all ages. The 2015 Opera programme offers 10 different productions - from Puccini's "La Bohème" to Wagner's "The Ring". Copenhagen Opera Festival is an exciting initiative in Danish cultural life. The festival pays tribute to opera as an art-form by taking it out of the traditional theatre and letting its sounds ring out over the streets - the underground and the waterways of the city.


August - 2015

01/08 - 02/08 - COPENHAGEN HISTORIC GRAND PRIX 2015 - Fælledparken
The 11th historic race with classic cars and old timers in the streets of Copenhagen takes place on 1-2 August 2015. The event takes place in the surroundings of the largest park in Copenhagen "Fælledparken" - just next to Parken - and will be the greatest and biggest event yet in Copenhagen.
www.chgp.net/
Hotel Booking with great savings:  www.copenhagenet.dk



01/08 - 02/08 - COPENHAGEN OPERA FESTIVAL - 2015 - Copenhagen
The Copenhagen Opera Festival 2015 - is a must for any opera lover and appeals also to the new curious generation that wants to get familiar with opera and experience the drama and passion of this fine and magic art put out into new spaces around Copenhagen – on the streets - on the water and even underground! With a line-up of leading international singers and musicians - there’s something for opera goers of all ages. The 2015 Opera programme offers 10 different productions - from Puccini's "La Bohème" to Wagner's "The Ring". Copenhagen Opera Festival is an exciting initiative in Danish cultural life. The festival pays tribute to opera as an art-form by taking it out of the traditional theatre and letting its sounds ring out over the streets - the underground and the waterways of the city.


01/08 - 11/08 - Fredensborg Palace - The Royal Family’s summer residence
Fredensborg Palace from 1720 (including the Palace Chapel) will be open to the public weekdays and Sundays in July 2015 - up to August 11. - from 13.00 – 17.00, together with The Vegetable Garden & the Orangery.
 Video: Copenhagen-portal.dk



01/08 - 31/08 - Harbour Bathing 2015 - Copenhagen Harbours
Since June 2002 the Copenhageners no longer need to visit the beaches in the summer season outside of the city to have a fresh swim in crystal clean blue water - as the bathing water around the harbour area has reached a quality equal to the bathing water at the many blue flag beaches on the coastline of Copenhagen. Two free outdoor bathing sites - right in the centre of town - in the harbour area have been established. The stationary bathing facility at Islands Brygge - with a capacity for roughly 600 people - opened in June 2002 near Langebro - and the floating harbour swim bath called Copencabana - close to the shopping mall Fisketorvet - with three basins that cover more than 650 square meters. The bathing facilities have life savers constantly on duty and both bathing places have from the very beginning been a great success. The Opening of the harbour bathing season is from June 1st to August 31st and is a great yearly tradition. Come and join the Copenhageners from 07:00 am to 07:00 pm on weekdays - and Saturday and Sundays from 11:00 am to 07:00 pm.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Bathing.asp



02/08 - Danish Derby 2015 - Copenhagen Racecourse Klampenborg
On the August 2. - Copenhagen Racecourse Klampenborg will host the most prestigious and iconic events in the Danish race house calendar and on the Danish racetracks – The Danish Derby 2015. This sports and social event is the grand horse racing festival of the year - which dates back to 1875 - and is the place to dress up in your very best to see the finest thoroughbred horses competing to win the Derby. Derby Day is a great day out and has always had a very special atmosphere – the gates open at 10 am and the first races starts at 12.30 pm. The racecourse at Klampenborg is situated just a few miles outside of Copenhagen and surrounded by forest and velvet-green pastures that topple into the valleys below Jægersborg Deer Park and offers absolute tranquillity - wildlife galore - and a truly spectacular setting.
www.galopbane.dk



05/08 - 07/08 - CIFF 2015 - Bella Center
CIFF 2015 - Scandinavia's largest Fashion Fair takes places in Bella Center and will present the fashion for the Winter/Spring 2015/2016. Fantastic shows and professional presentation of trends are one of many things to experience at Copenhagen International Fashion Fair.
Hotel Booking with great savings:  www.copenhagenet.dk



07/08 - 09/08 - CULTURAL HARBOUR FEATIVAL 2015 - At the waterfront
The Cultural Harbour has become a yearly recurrent harbour festival. It shows cultural and leisure time activities throughout the harbour for Copenhageners as well as tourists and others who wish to participate in a cultural festival 2015.
www.kulturhavn.dk



13/08 - 15/08 - northmodern 2015 - Conference & Exhibition - Bella Center
northmodern 2015 is Scandinavia’s new innovative furniture and lifestyle trade show. Inspired by the Danish Modern movement and Copenhagen’s unique positioning as a top cultural destination, Uniting culture with design brands, buyers, press, retail and technology, northmodern opens up new and exciting possibilities that venture beyond the boundaries of traditional trade fairs accompanied each season by a creative exhibition.


18/08 - OPEN AIR OPERA & BALLET 2015 - Rosenborg - Free Entry
Open air Opera and Ballet with FREE ENTRY at Rosenborg Castle from 1606 in the centre of Copenhagen. Once more the Royal Danish Opera & Ballet invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the new season 2015 - and be able to experience highlights from last season. Puccini - Verdi - Mozart and Lehàr. Take a big picnic basket and some cold bottles of wine with you and enjoy this special performance in green surroundings. This open air concert is a must for Opera-and Ballet lovers - who will enjoy the best from both worlds – fresh air and superb classic opera performance. In 2014 no less than 150,000 people were present at the 9 open air opera concerts in Denmark. Come and join this festive opera and Ballet arrangement in an attempt to break this record! Duration - Approx. 3 hours incl. intermission.
 Video: Habanera - Carmen



29/08 - Swimming the Canals of Christiansborg - 2015
Everyone can participate in this swimming competition round the 2 km canals of Christiansborg Castle 2015. The start point of the race will be at the “Black Diamond” at 9.00 a.m. and will nearly end here too. Test your condition and the fresh waters of Copenhagen harbour. The swimming distance is 1.900 meter – 1.9 km. Contact the Danish Swimming Association, who has arranged this event - if you are interested.
www.openwater.dk



30/08 - BAKKEN - Ending season - 2015
Bakken will close for the summer season 2015 on August 30.


September - 2015

04/09 - Denmark vs. Albania – EUROPEAN Championships 2016 - Parken
Denmark vs. Albania – Qualifying Football match for EUROPEAN Championships 2016 in France.


20/09 - TIVOLI - Ending season - 2015
Tivoli Gardens close the gates for summer season 2015 on September 20. Check for concerts and other events in Tivoli on their website.


October - 2015

04/10 - THE ERIMITAGE RUN 2015 - The Deer Park
Come and participate for the 46th time - in the world’s first fun and run wellness arrangement called the traditional Erimitage Run north of Copenhagen together with over 20,000 active runners - and 60-70,000 spectators. Run through the 13,3 km tracks around the beautiful Eremitage Plains and experience all the deer’s in the Deer Park and the natural scenic beauty of the forest and woodlands. Meet at the “Red Port” by the Deer Park.


08/10 - 09/10 - BOB DYLAN - Falconér Cancert Hall
Bob Dylan and his band will visit Copenhagen and perform at two concerts on his "Never Ending Tour 2015" - at Falconér Concert Hall. He will promote and present his newest album “Shadows In The Night” at this occasion - as well as singing some of his greats hits during the past.


11/10 - Denmark vs. France – Parken
Denmark vs. France – Friendly Football match between the two nations.


November - 2015

01/11 - HUBERTUS HUNT - 2015 - Dyrehaven
The annually Hubertus Hunt 2015(Fox Hunt) will take place at ”Dyrehaven” north of Copenhagen. Between 40,000-50,000 spectators will attend to watch over 90 horse riders in their red hunting uniforms along the route with many exciting hindrances.
www.hubertusjagt.dk



09/11 - 13/11 - DOCTOR'S DAYS 2015 - Bella Center
The annual academic course Lægedage and the exhibition is held every year in week 46 in Bella Center. The annual course for the general practitioners is a postgraduate course. The exhibition is held in cooperation with P.L.O. (Praktiserende Lægers Organisation) which manages the scientific part/preparation of Lægedage.


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