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Januar - 2016

01/01 - Free Skating Rink - Valby
The traditional skating rink at Kongens Nytorv is closed until 2019 - 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.


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



07/01 - ALOHA from COPENHAGEN 2016 - Falconér Concert Hall
Aloha from Copenhagen is a tribute to the King of Rock 'N' Roll Elvis Presley with his original TCB backing group and original vocal group The Imperials that will perform a spectacular show - and brings the “Aloha” atmosphere back to life in Copenhagen.


09/01 - New Year's Concert - Strauss Gala - Falconer Concert Hall
New Year’s Concert with the Vienna Festival Orchestra playing at the grandiose Strauss Gala Arrangement.


13/01 - 15/01 - northmodern 2016 - Bella Center
Scandinavia’s new innovative furniture and lifestyle trade show.


16/01 - MOONJAM - Portalen Greve
The popular Danish Pop-Rock-Band Moonjam will give their traditional New Years concert at Portalen Greve with the Saxophone as the basic instrument that plays a vital roll in Moonjam’s repertoire - and a great experience for especially lovers of the vibrant and wild Saxophone sound.


23/01 - 24/01 - Travel Fair 2016 - Forum Copenhagen
The Travel Fair 2016 at Forum Copenhagen is a platform that helps visitors to get inspired and creative in planning their next holiday destination.


Febuary - 2016

01/02 - COPENHAGEN MUSEUMS – Free Entrance
Here is a list of museums in Copenhagen with free entrance all year round in 2016. 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 - 2016.


03/02 - 05/02 - CIFF 2016 - Bella Center
CIFF 2016 - Copenhagen International Fashion - takes places in Bella Center and will present the fashion for the Winter/Spring 2016/2017. Fantastic shows and professional presentation of trends are one of many things to experience at Copenhagen International Fashion Fair. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



04/02 - LISA NILSSON - Koncerthuset Amager
Jazz and Pop Diva Lisa Nilsson from Sweden will perform at Koncerthuset and give a concert for her many Danish fans. Lisa Nilsson’s style ranges from out and out pop music to soul-inflected ballads and dance tracks on her earlier albums to a more mature jazz feel in her more recent work - reflecting familial connections - as her father Gösta Nilsson is a popular Swedish jazz pianist that has been the musical source of inspiration for Lisa Nilsson.


04/02 - 09/02 - Copenhagen 6-day Race 2016 - Ballerup Super Arena
This major event in 2016 is the only 6-Day Race held in Denmark and Scandinavia - and is the 54 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.


17/02 - 18/02 - DISNEY ON ICE 2016 - Forum
“Disney On Ice” has been received by storm all over the world - where the skaters have delighted audiences with the fairytales that have brought both children and grown-ups into a world of fantasy and magic.


18/02 - 21/02 - LEGO WORLD 2016 - Bella Center
Come and experience the 'Worlds funniest playground'in 2016. For children - adults and families of all ages. A whole world made of LEGO.


March - 2016

02/03 - COPENHAGEN MUSEUMS – Free Entrance
Here is a list of museums in Copenhagen with free entrance all year round in 2016. 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 - March - 2016.


10/03 - VAN MORRISON - Falconér Concert Hall
Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician - Sir George Ivan Morrison, Jr. - will visit Copenhagen and perform at a concert in March. He has received six Grammy Awards - Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music - and has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2015 he was knighted for his musical achievements and his services to tourism and charitable causes in Northern Ireland.


11/03 - 13/03 - COPENHAGEN BIKE SHOW - LOKOMOTIVVÆRKSTEDET
The biggest bicycle event in Scandinavia will be held in Copenhagen with the presentation of the latest bicycle models - more advance than the other and is an Eldorado for bike enthusiast and cycling lovers. World class racing bikes. Custom-made mountain bikes. All terrain fat bikes. Electric cargo bikes. Streamlined velomobiles. Sustainable city bikes. Bright coloured kids’ bikes. And much more. Also bicycle equipment and parts will be exhibited - and the audience will test bicycles on the big test track in the “Kedelhal”, in particular electric bikes and family bikes.


17/03 - 28/08 - BAKKEN 2016 - New summer season
Bakken is over 400 years old - and the world's oldest amusement park. Bakken will open for the new summer season 2016. Free entry with more than 150 attractions and cosy restaurants to choose just 14 km north of Copenhagen.


18/03 - The Beatles Show - Falconér Concert Hall
“All we need is Love - Show” presenting all the Beatles hits in one concert.


20/03 - MARIAH CAREY - Forum Copenhagen
”SWEET SWEET FANTASY” tour and concert with Mariah Carey American singer - songwriter - record producer and actress - who will perform in Copenhagen with her many hits inclusive ”Hero”, ”Fantasy”, ”Always Be My Baby” - and global hit ”We Belong Together” plus many many more.


24/03 - 28/03 - EASTER in Copenhagen & Denmark
Celebrate the 5 days traditional Danish holy Easter holidays in Copenhagen together with the Danes and Copenhageners - as there are plenty of activities and events going on in the cities townscape. Visit the Zoo presenting many new baby cubs - take a relaxed stroll down through the worlds longest Pedestrian street “Strøget with an extravaganza of shops and cafés - visit all the free museums in Copenhagen - and afterwards visit cosy Nyhavn with “The longest bar in Scandinavia” - and then stopover for an Easter Mass at Copenhagen’s Cathedral for shortly thereafter to climb the Town Hall Tower and experience an panoramic look to Sweden and the outskirts of Copenhagen - and then end with eating the famous Easter Cold Buffet Table with plenty of Danish “Snaps” and cold foamed “beer”.


April - 2016

16/04 - The Queen's Birthday 2016 - Amalienborg
HRH Queen Margrete II - will be celebrated on the balcony of Amalienborg Palace on her 76 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



17/04 - 25/09 - TIVOLI 2016 - New summer season - 2016
Tivoli Gardens opens the gates for summer season 2016 - with admission fee - concerts - amusements and other events.


26/04 - Julian Prégardien - Black Diamond
German tenor Julian Prégardien interprets the story of The Fair Magelone (Die Schöne Magelone) together with the DiamantEnsemblet.


28/04 - ANDRÈ RIEU - Forum Copenhagen
The Dutch violinist André Rieu - who with his popularity fills halls - stadiums and concert halls worldwide - will guests Forum in April 2016. 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



28/04 - 29/04 - SCANDEFA 2016 - Bella Center
Scandinavian Dental Fair/Annual Scientific Meeting DDA - Scandefa 2016 is a trade fair for dentists. The fair has through more than 41 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. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



30/04 - JANET JACKSON - Forum Concert Hall Cancelled
Another great concert in Copenhagen - as Janet Jackson will visit Copenhagen and be performing at Forum Concert Hall on in April. The icon and celebrity has announced that her show will consist of her 35 biggest hits! So old as well as new fans have something great to look forward to! Having sold over 100 million records worldwide Janet Jackson is ranked as one of the best-selling artists in the history of contemporary music. OBS!!! - The Concert is postponed until further notice!


May - 2016

01/05 - 23/10 - The Open Air Museum - Lyngby
The Open Air Museum includes more than 100 buildings - where you can discover how farmers and smallholders lived and worked in different regions of Denmark in the 1700s - 1800s and 1900s. The buildings range from cottages to manor houses to windmills and watermills - from poor houses to the smithy - lace school and pottery workshop.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/cph-friland.asp



03/05 - ADELE - Forum Concert Hall
Adele - English Soul and Jazz has announced her UK and Europe Tour 2016 - and will give a concert in Copenhagen. Adele received an Academy Award - Grammy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for her song "Skyfall" - which she wrote and composed for the James Bond film of the same name. In 2015 - her sales were estimated at 40 million albums and 50 million singles - making her one of the world's best-selling artists.


04/05 - 08/05 - CPH:LX 2016 - Copenhagen
CPH:LX 2016 - Copenhagen Get ready for the fourth edition of CPH:LX - Copenhagen Lindy Exchange with Five days of live music, hot bands and swing dancing in lovely and bustling Copenhagen. CPH:LX is a swing dance event in Copenhagen, that has been organizing regular swing dance classes and social dancing events since 2000.


10/05 - Elisabeth Leonskaja - Black Dimond
One of the biggest Russian pianists, Elisabeth Leonskaja, will visit The Queen's Hall - and will present a romantic and brilliant programme, ending with Tchaikovsky’s Grand Sonata in G-dur - a true master piece from the hand of this wonderful grand piano artist.


10/05 - 12/05 - Health & Rehab Scandinavia 2016 - Bella Center
Scandinavia's most important trade fair addressing the health care sector.Don't miss the latest innovative welfare technological product solutions presented by more than 200 exhibitors. At Health & Rehab Scandinavia you may get up-dated on the development within the health care sector, take inspiration for purchases and get the opportunity of networking with colleagues and suppliers within the industry. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



14/05 - 15/05 - COPENHAGEN CARNIVAL 2016 - 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 14 and 15 - 2016. 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/



14/05 - 16/05 - WHITSUN (Pinse) in Copenhagen & Denmark
Celebrate the 3-days traditional Danish “Pinse” holy Whitsun holidays (Pentecost) in Copenhagen together with the Danes and Copenhageners - where the Whitsun’s bright warm sun will appear high above and will invite visitors and the sun hungry Danes and Copenhageners outdoors to visit the amusement parks “Bakken” and "Tivoli Gardens” plus arrange Picnic’s and Barbecue activities in open air and out in the wonderful beach and light green forests and woodland areas placed around Copenhagen and Denmark - while some citizens will follow the Whitsun Services in the many historical Churches in the City and beyond - and then enjoy the Grand Whitsun Buffet with great Danish speciality - swallowed down with “snaps” and draught foaming “beers" - while experiencing the traditional Whitsun Sun Dancing in the morning all over Denmark. (Pinsesolen danse pinsemorgen)


16/05 - 19/05 - WOMEN DELIVER 2016 - Bella Center
The world’s largest global conference on the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women in the last decade. Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference are some of the world’s most premiere global convening’s to focus on the health, rights and well-being of girls and women. Building on the successes of Women Deliver’s three previous global gatherings – in London in 2007, in Washington in 2010 and in Kuala Lumpur in 2013 – the 2016 Conference will bring together advocates, policymakers, journalists, young people, researchers and leaders of the private sector and civil society to showcase what it means and how it works when women and girls become the focus of development efforts. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



19/05 - 21/05 - BEER FESTIVAL 2016 - LOKOMOTIVVÆRKSTEDET
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 2016 - will be held at the LOKOMOTIVVÆRKSTEDET - where more than 800 beer types and sorts from over 70 local and foreign beer producers can be tasted and enjoyed at the Beer Festival.


22/05 - COPENHAGEN MARATHON - 2016
The 2016 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



28/05 - 31/05 - EAN 2016 - Bella Center
2ND CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY. At the EAN congress 2016 the participants will interact with their European network, and will be absorbed in Academia, and will be thrilled by Neurology. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



June - 2016

01/06 - 29/08 - KRONBORG - HAMLET 2016 - ELSINORE
Hamlet moves into Kronborg Castle - This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Kronborg Castle is marking this occasion by celebrating Shakespeare's immortal play Hamlet with a cocktail of theatrical adventure, drama and festivities in the magnificent halls of the castle. Experience “Hamlet Live” at Kronborg Castle from 1st June to 29th August - 2016. There will be an atmosphere of tension, fear, intrigue and – true to the spirit of Shakespeare – lashings of comedy and madcap performances that will tickle your sense of humour. To be - or not to be - that’s certainly Shakespeare & Hamlet!
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Kronborg.htm



01/06 - 31/08 - Harbour Bathing 2016 - 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



03/06 - 05/06 - Roskilde Agricultural & Cattle Show - 2016 - Roskilde
The 46th yearly and traditional Agricultural Show 2016 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



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)


08/06 - 09/06 - MUSE - Copenhagen Forum
The English rock band MUSE formed in 1994 - will visit Copenhagen and give two concerts here. Muse have won numerous music awards including five MTV Europe Music Awards, six Q Awards, eight NME Awards, and two Brit Awards, and have been nominated for seven Grammy Awards, winning Best Rock Album for The Resistance. MUSE has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide.


09/06 - 12/06 - EHA 2016 - Bella Center
As the premier hematology congress in Europe, EHA - European Hematology Associatio is going to offer a congress program covering every subspecialty in hematology and the opportunity to network with experts from all over the globe. The educational and scientific program will highlight state-of-the art clinical practice, the latest findings in hematology research and many more interesting sessions. The congress also provides you with the opportunity to attend satellite programs, Updates-in-Hematology and to visit the exhibition organized by pharmaceutical companies. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen ton the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



14/06 - STEVE VAI - Amager Bio
Steve Vai - American guitarist - composer - singer - songwriter and producer will visit Amager Bio to celebrate his 25 year jubilee for his legendary milestone album 'Passion and Warfare' - and give a concert for many of his Danish fans that will make the roof blast of the Amager Concert Hall.


15/06 - 18/06 - WONCA EUROPE CONFERENCE 2016 - Bella Center
Family Doctors with Heads and Hearts. The WONCA EUROPE CONFERENCE highlights issues of major importance to international primary care and draws on the best scientific knowledge. The five Nordic countries - Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark - welcome participants to the WONCA Europe Conference 2016 in Copenhagen. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



20/06 - 21/07 - FREE SUMMER DANCE 2016 – Fælledparken
Dance with the Copenhageners at Fælledparken in 2016. 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



22/06 - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - Parken Stadium
Legendary "The Boss" - Bruce Springsteen will together with his famous support group E Street Band be back again in Copenhagen in 2016 - after the very successful 3-hour concert at the Roskilde Festival 2012. Bruce Springsteen will give a concert in connection with his - "The River Tour - 2016” - at the Parken Stadium - and play many of his great rock’n’roll and blues hits - as well from his latest album “High Hopes" (2014). The popular singer and songwriter have since 1973 published 20 studio albums that have been sold all over the world in more that 150 millions copies. See VIDEO presentation with rock legend Bruce Springsteen & The Sessions Band swinging live together with a rocking audience in - O Mary Don't You Weep.
 Video:  Mary Don't You Weep.



23/06 - SANKT HANS EVE 2016 - 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 - 2016. 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.


23/06 - 25/06 - Around Zealand Regatta - 2016 - Elsinore
The Classic boat race can celebrate its 70 year anniversary with over 2000 sailing ships. Around Zealand Regatta 2016 - 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. Time zone: Europe - Copenhagen.


25/06 - 02/07 - ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2016 - 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 22-24 June 2016. Many bands are ready to perform with other contemporary - legendary - progressive and innovating quality music from all over the world at Roskilde Festival 2016. Camping is free with a festival ticket.


July - 2016

01/07 - 02/07 - ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2016 - 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 22-24 June 2016. Many bands are ready to perform with other contemporary - legendary - progressive and innovating quality music from all over the world at Roskilde Festival 2016. Camping is free with a festival ticket.


01/07 - 10/07 - JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016 - 38 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 38 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



01/07 - 21/07 - FREE SUMMER DANCE 2016 – Fælledparken
Dance with the Copenhageners at Fælledparken in 2016. 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 2016 - 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 - 29/08 - KRONBORG - HAMLET 2016 - ELSINORE
Hamlet moves into Kronborg Castle - This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Kronborg Castle is marking this occasion by celebrating Shakespeare's immortal play Hamlet with a cocktail of theatrical adventure, drama and festivities in the magnificent halls of the castle. Experience “Hamlet Live” at Kronborg Castle from 1st June to 29th August - 2016. There will be an atmosphere of tension, fear, intrigue and – true to the spirit of Shakespeare – lashings of comedy and madcap performances that will tickle your sense of humour. To be - or not to be - that’s certainly Shakespeare & Hamlet!
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Kronborg.htm



01/07 - 31/08 - Harbour Bathing 2016 - 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



02/07 - NEIL YOUNG - Roskilde Festival 2016
This is the first time after his last concert in Copenhagen in 2013 - that Neil Young & Crazy Horse will perform together in Denmark - and his fans can look forward to a true and spectacular rock’n’roll concert at Roskilde Festival in July - where the master himself will present numbers from his most recent albums “Psychedelic Pill” - “A Letter Home” - “Storytone” - and newest album “The Monsanto Years”.


02/07 - 06/07 - 10th FENS FORUM - Bella Center
The FENS Forum is Europe’s preeminent neuroscience meeting: where European Neuroscience Meets the World. By uniting thousands of participants, the FENS Forum 2016 will facilitate and promote the exchange of knowledge and neuroscience research. Molecules and photons, neurodegenerative diseases and stem cells are only a few of the key topics to be covered by a top-level scientific programme, alongside lively networking and social events. The FENS Forum is a meeting point for the world’s top experts, mid-career scientists, post-docs and students. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



04/07 - Rebild Festival 2016 – 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



05/07 - 06/07 - COLDPLAY - Parken Stadium
Legendary British rock band COLDPLAY formed in 1996 - will give two concerts at Parken Stadium for all of their fans - and will perform many of their songs and instrumental hits from the seven albums already produced and published - and especially from COLDPLAY’s newest album “A Head Full of Dreams” released on 4 December 2015.


06/07 - PHARRELL WILLIAMS - Tivoli Concert Lawn
American singer and producer Pharrell Williams will visit Tivoli Gardens- and give a concert for all of his fans on the Tivoli Concert Lawn. 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.


07/07 - RIHANNA - Refshale Island - Copenhagen
Global Superstar and Barbadian singer and songwriter Rihanna will visit Copenhagen on her "The Anti WorldTour" - and give a concert at “Refshaleøen” Refshale Island.Rihanna has published 8 suscessfull studio albums including the new 2016 album “Anti”. Rihana’s musical carrier has earned her numerous awards and accolades including eight Grammy Awards - eight American Music Awards - 23 Billboard Music Awards and two BRIT Awards.


10/07 - Burt Bacharach - Koncerthuset DR - Amager
Legendary Burt Bacharach will end the Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2016 with a festive concert in Koncerthuset playing many of his world hits and compositions.


24/07 - BEYONCÉ - Parken Stadium
International Superstar and American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress Beyoncé will visit Copenhagen on her “The Formation World Tour” and give a concert at Parken Stadium. hroughout a career spanning 19 years, she has sold over 118 million records as a solo artist,and a further 60 million with Destiny's Child, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She has won 20 Grammy Awards and is the most nominated woman in the award's history.


28/07 - 31/07 - CUP DENMARK 2016 - Ishøj - Copenhagen
Denmark Soccer Festival - has changed it name to CUP Denmark - and will attract more than 180 soccer teams in 2016 from over 25 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



30/07 - 31/07 - COPENHAGEN HISTORIC GRAND PRIX 2016 - Fælledparken
The 12th historic race with classic cars and old timers in the streets of Copenhagen takes place on 30-31 July 2016. 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.dk



31/07 - 07/08 - COPENHAGEN OPERA FESTIVAL - 2016 - Copenhagen
The Copenhagen Opera Festival 2016 - 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 - 2016

01/08 - 07/08 - COPENHAGEN OPERA FESTIVAL - 2016 - Copenhagen
The Copenhagen Opera Festival 2016 - 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 - 29/08 - KRONBORG - HAMLET 2016 - ELSINORE
Hamlet moves into Kronborg Castle - This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Kronborg Castle is marking this occasion by celebrating Shakespeare's immortal play Hamlet with a cocktail of theatrical adventure, drama and festivities in the magnificent halls of the castle. Experience “Hamlet Live” at Kronborg Castle from 1st June to 29th August - 2016. There will be an atmosphere of tension, fear, intrigue and – true to the spirit of Shakespeare – lashings of comedy and madcap performances that will tickle your sense of humour. To be - or not to be - that’s certainly Shakespeare & Hamlet!
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Kronborg.htm



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



04/08 - STING - ELSINORE HARBOUR
STING will visit Elsinore and give an open air concert at the Warf and Harbour front. Sting has produces 14 studio albums since 1989 - and during the time with Police and as a solo performer he has sold over 100 millions albums - plus receive numerous Grammy Awards.


07/08 - Danish Derby 2016 - Copenhagen Racecourse Klampenborg
On August 7. - 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 2016. 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



10/08 - 12/08 - CIFF 2016 - Bella Center
CIFF 2016 - Scandinavia's largest Fashion Fair takes places in Bella Center and will present the fashion for the Winter/Spring 2016/2017. Fantastic shows and professional presentation of trends are one of many things to experience at Copenhagen International Fashion Fair.


18/08 - 20/08 - northmodern 2016 - Bella Center
Scandinavia’s new innovative furniture and lifestyle trade show.


21/08 - IRONMAN - Copenhagen
This summer the race of a lifetime - IRONMAN will take place in Copenhagen - where all the hard core participants can enjoy a spectator-filled course through historic Copenhagen. The swim is a 3.8 km one-lap course in the lagoon at Amager Beach Park. For the 180 km bike ride, competitors will wind through central Copenhagen. The four-lap run course stretches along the city’s harbor, lined with bright 17th and 18th-century row houses with more than 150,000 cheering fans.


22/08 - OPEN AIR OPERA & BALLET 2016 - 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 2016 - 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 2015 no less than 160,000 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



25/08 - 27/08 - BEER & WHISKY FESTIVAL - Forum Copenhagen
Copenhagen Beer & Whisky Festival is Denmark's new beer and whiskey festival in the heart of Copenhagen. Here the focus is on serving and tasting great drinks in a cozy, style-conscious environment and atmosphere - especially for beer and whisky lovers with the good taste for experiencing new flavors from the beer and whisky industry.


26/08 - 28/08 - CULTURAL HARBOUR FEATIVAL 2016 - Copenahgen 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 2016.
www.kulturhavn.kk.dk



27/08 - Swimming the Canals of Christiansborg - 2016
Everyone can participate in this swimming competition round the 2 km canals of Christiansborg Castle 2016. 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



28/08 - BAKKEN - Ending season - 2016
Bakken will close for the summer season 2016 on August 28.


28/08 - DANISH TROTTING DERBY 2016 - Charlottenlund Racetrack
Visit the Charlottenlund Racetrack (Lunden) established in 1891 - by the Danish Trotting Club and participate in the yearly Danish Trotting Derby 2016 - near the beautiful woodlands of Charlottenlund.


September - 2016

04/09 - Denmark vs. Amenia – World Championships 2018 - Parken
Denmark vs. Amenia – Qualifying Football match for World Championships 2018 in Russia.


13/09 - KRIS KRISTOFFERSON - Koncerthuset DR - Amager
Get ready to meet one of the greatest “Koncerthuset” - Kris Kristofferson - who has an impressive catalogue that includes some of country music’s best known songs - and an influence on other musicians that places him among the titans of American music.


17/09 - 20/09 - ESPEN - Bella Center
ESPEN Congress 2016 - The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen to the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



18/09 - COPENHAGEN HALF MARATHON - 2016 - Copenhagen
Copenhagen Half Marathon 2016 - will start and end at ØsterAllé near the National Stadium Parken - and is Denmark’s new world class race through the historic city of Copenhagen. the Half Marathon has turned into an popular event for the runners as well as for the many cheering fans and spectators along side the 21.1 km. Half Marathon route. The Half Marathon competition is organised by The Danish Athletic Federation and Sparta Athletics & Running. Copenhagen Half Marathon has been awarded the prestigious silver label by IAAF - the International Association of Athletics Federations. This label is awarded exclusively to the world’s best road races.


25/09 - TIVOLI - Ending season - 2016
Tivoli Gardens close the gates for summer season 2016 on September 25. Check for concerts and other events in Tivoli on their website.


October - 2016

02/10 - JUSTIN BIEBER - Parken Stadium
The world’s most famous teenager idol at the present is Justin Bieber - Canadian singer-songwriter - musician and actor. Bieber was discovered in 2008 by American talent manager Scooter Braun - who came across Bieber's videos on YouTube - and later became his manager. Bieber has received numerous awards - including Artist of the Year at the 2010 American Music Awards - and was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. Justin Bieber will visit Copenhagen on his "Purpose World Tour" in October 2016 - and give a concert for all of his old and new fans - performing some of his new songs from his "Purpose" fourth studio album.


07/10 - 11/10 - ESMO - Bella Center
The annual ESMO Congress 2016 is the premier scientific platform to present oncology research and as such, the ultimate learning experience for Congress attendees. Across disciplines and across cultures, ESMO bridges the gap between researchers, clinicians and patients and unites all stakeholders focused on finding the most effective cancer treatment solutions available today. Inbound Travel Service provides shuttle service for groups from Central Copenhagen ton the Conference venue - and vice versa.
www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Map/CPH-Inbound-Contact.asp



08/10 - ELECTRIC GUITARS - Portalen Grave
Come to an extravaganza of heavy Guitar Music by the Danish Rock Band Electric Guitars and experience Guitar music played at it’s very best - and a must see performance for genuine Guitar Lovers.


09/10 - THE ERIMITAGE RUN 2016 - The Deer Park
Come and participate for the 47th 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.


10/10 - PJ HARVEY - Falconer Concert Hall
Super cool British Singer and Musician PJ Harvey will visit Copenhagen - and give a concert at Falconer Concert Hall - after her successful performance at this year’s Roskilde Festival.


11/10 - Denmark vs. Montenegro – World Championships 2018 - Parken
Denmark vs. Montenegro – Qualifying Football match for World Championships 2018 in Russia.


14/10 - THE NIGHT OF CULTURE - 2016 - Copenhagen
Explore Copenhagen and all its Cultural venues and events after dark with the Night of Culture Badge. On The Night of Culture 2016 - the aim is to temporarily change the ambience and cultural landscape of Copenhagen. The whole city is an integral part of The Night of Culture - involving major and minor cultural institutions from the main boroughs: Nørrebro - Vesterbro - Christianshavn - Østerbro and Frederiksberg. This Cultural evening event appeals to children - couples - families - groups and individuals and offers something for everybody: theatre - music - experimental arts - dancing - city walks - lectures and the list goes on. You can buy tickets all over the city for this yearly Cultural arrangement.
www.kulturnatten.dk



27/10 - 06/11 - CPH:PIX - 2016 Filmfestival - All Copenhagen Cinemas
DENMARK’S BIGGEST FILM FEASTIVAL – CPH:PIX is BIGGER THAN EVER. The 27th 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 27th of October to the 6th of November 2016 - 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.


November - 2016

01/11 - 06/11 - CPH:PIX - 2016 - Filmfestival - All Copenhagen Cinemas
DENMARK’S BIGGEST FILM FEASTIVAL – CPH:PIX is BIGGER THAN EVER. The 27th 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 27th of October to the 6th of November 2016 - 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.


06/11 - HUBERTUS HUNT - 2016 - Dyrehaven
The annually Hubertus Hunt 2016(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



11/11 - Denmark vs Kazakhstan – World Championships 2018 - Parken
Denmark vs. Kazakhstan – Qualifying Football match for World Championships 2018 in Russia.


27/11 - CHRISTMAS TREE 2016 - Town Hall Square - Copenhagen
On the first Sunday of Advent - the traditional Christmas Tree on the Town Hall Square of Copenhagen will be lit at 16:00 PM - with plenty of Christmas Festivities and packed with excited children starting to celebrate Christmas. This year - it is 101 year since the first Christmas Tree was lightened at the city Town Hall.


December - 2016

01/12 - 24/12 - CHRISTMAS in Copenhagen
Come to Copenhagen and celebrate the many Christmas holydays - and public holidays together with the Copenhagener - as there are many Christmas activities going on in and around the bustling city of Copenhagen. All over the city there will be Christmas Markets with a lot of food and the strong Danish “toddy” and alcoholic drink called “Glögg”. Then visit the grand Christmas tree at the town Hall Square - and afterwards stroll down the Christmas decorated pedestrian street “Strøget" with sparkling lights and illuminated red hearts - then stopover for an Christmas Mass at Copenhagen’s Cathedral and later visit cosy Nyhavn with “The longest bar in Scandinavia” at then taste the famous buffet with all the best food from both worlds together with tasty cold “beer” and strong Danish “Snaps”.


02/12 - 23/12 - CHRISTMAS MARKET 2016 - Pedestrian Street - Copenhagen
The traditional Christmas Market on Nytorv Square - with Christmas food - Christmas amusements and many Christmas activities.


03/12 - Johnny Logan X-mas Show 2016 - Portalen Greve
A terrific Christmas concert with Irish Johnny Logan - accompanied by a fabulous grand orchestra. The triple Eurovision winner has sold millions of records and will perform with some of his many hits and traditional Christmas songs.
www.portalen.dk



08/12 - Donovan & Sebastian - The Opera
They Call me “Mellow Yellow” Donovan from Scotland will give a concert at the Opera and perform together with Danish singer and songwriter Sebastian - best known in Denmark for his many hits and musicals.


11/12 - CAROLINE HENDERSON-Christmas Concert-Christians Church
The wonderful Danish Jazz Diva Caroline Henderson will give two Christmas Concerts at the Christians Church in Copenhagen in December - 2016. She will perform many known Christmas Carols in a Christmas lit up church and tranquil Christmas atmosphere. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Danish Christmas in a Christian church from 1754.
www.christianskirke.com



24/12 - CHRISTMAS SERVICE - Copenhagen Cathedral.
Christmas Mass on Christmas Eve at Copenhagen Cathedral with concerts and traditional Danish Christmas Carols and hymns. This is a festive celebration in Copenhagen largest church with plenty of joyful participants - and any one can be a part of this festive Christmas Service.


31/12 - New Year Gala 2016 - Koncerthuset DR - Amager
The “Koncerthusets” Symphony Orchestra will give a concert on the last day of 2016 in connection with a New Year gala - and the Symphony Orchestra will be leaded by Spanish conductor Juanjo Mena - who will guide the audience through an explosion of a devoted musical repertoire.




 

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