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Copenhagen Opera Festival takes the City

Copenhagen Opera Festival treats you to opera on the streets and squares of the city, in theatres, aboard ships, in Tivoli and many other places within the urban space of Copenhagen (pictured: Opera Jam).

Copenhagen Opera Festival treats you to opera on the streets and squares of the city, in theatres, aboard ships, in Tivoli and many other places within the urban space of Copenhagen (pictured: Opera Jam).

Music lovers, opera connoisseurs and Copenhageners of all ages will be treated to 35 opera performances, which will illustrate the impressive diversity of the genre, when Copenhagen Opera Festival takes the Danish capital from Friday 27 July to Friday 3 August 2012.

“We love the Versatility of Opera”
“Our focus has been on putting toghether a festival that perfectly encapsulates everything we love about opera. Continue reading

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New, Free App guides you to the Best ‘Smørrebrød’ in Copenhagen

The new 'Smørrebrød in Copenhagen' app guides you to the best 'smørrebrød' restaurants in Copenhagen, and tells you everything you need to know about the only truly unique Danish contribution to world gastronomy.

The new ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app guides you to the best ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants in Copenhagen, and tells you everything you need to know about the only truly unique Danish contribution to world gastronomy.

The much-loved Danish tradition with open-faced sandwiches on dark rye bread (a.k.a. ‘smørrebrød’) is back in fashion, and the tourist organization Visit Denmark is proud to introduce its very own ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app.
The new ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app guides you to the best ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants in Copenhagen, and tells you everything you need to know about the only truly unique Danish contribution to world gastronomy. Continue reading

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CPHmade is your Key to the Uniquely Copenhagen

CPHmade seems like a concept whose time has come. The network has grown from six members, when it was inaugurated in September 2011, to 40+ in March 2012. One of the first to get onboard was the makers of exquisite furniture, Rud. Rasmussen.

CPHmade seems like a concept whose time has come. The network has grown from six members when it was inaugurated in September 2011 to 40+ in March 2012. One of the first to get onboard was the makers of exquisite furniture, Rud. Rasmussen.

“We wish to celebrate and promote the products and shops which are uniquely Copenhagen. The ones you can find only here,” say Asger Daugbjerg and Brian Engblad, founders and partners at CPHmade.
CPHmade is a new network for businesses which may develop and/or design, but definitely produce and sell, their products in Copenhagen.

Unique Products with an Interesting Story
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Charlotte Mogensen on Great Design

Charlotte Mogensen works to create happy and loyal clients with the Scandinavian lifestyle and design brand, Georg Jensen. This spring she shares her insight on design - and guides you to her favourite spot, treat and offer - at Avenue Hotel.

Charlotte Mogensen works to create happy and loyal clients with the Scandinavian lifestyle and design brand, Georg Jensen. This spring she shares her insight on design - and guides you to her favourite spot, treat and offer - at Avenue Hotel.

“I like design, which is beautiful and simple,” says Charlotte Mogensen, Sales Executive for high-end clients at Georg Jensen, the renowned Scandinavian luxury lifestyle and design brand.
Together with Charlotte Mogensen Avenue Hotel has selected a choice range of Georg Jensen products for their Avenue Shop 24/7. Further to this Charlotte Mogensen shares her thoughts on what makes great design and where to find it in Copenhagen. Continue reading

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A Decade of Danish Fashion at Danish Design Centre

To celebrate the ten year anniversary of fashion magazine, DANSK, Danish Design Centre has organised the exhibition "10 Years of DANSK - A Decade of Danish Fashion", cherry-picking highlights from Danish fashion of the past decade.

To celebrate the ten year anniversary of fashion magazine, DANSK, Danish Design Centre has organised the exhibition "10 Years of DANSK - A Decade of Danish Fashion", cherry-picking highlights from Danish fashion of the past decade.

Creative entrepreneurs, Kim Grenaa and Uffe Buchard, founded the international fashion and design magazine, DANSK, ten years ago.
To celebrate the anniversary Danish Design Centre has organised the exhibition “10 Years of DANSK – A Decade of Danish Fashion” cherry-picking highlights from the Danish fashion history of the past decade.

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Savour Copenhagen’s Golden Culinary Moment

Your palate will purr from pleasure if you indulge in lumpfish roe a.k.a. Caviar of the North.

Your palate will purr from pleasure if you indulge in lumpfish roe a.k.a. Caviar of the North.

Denmark is enjoying a culinary golden moment, with The New Nordic Cuisine made famous throughout the world by Noma, voted the world’s best restaurant for the second year in a row, and Rasmus Kofoed, winner of Bocuse d’Or 2011, the unofficial world championship for chefs.
In February, the Winter Edition of the foodies’ favourite festival, Copenhagen Cooking, invites you to

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Copenhagen turns Wondercool in February

Explore the world of music, food, architecture, fashion, art and design in Copenhagen as Wondercool Copenhagen 2012 lines up more than 100 experiences for you to enjoy in February.

Explore the world of music, food, architecture, fashion, art and design in Copenhagen as Wondercool Copenhagen 2012 lines up more than 100 experiences for you to enjoy in February.

Copenhagen’s new winter festival, Wondercool Copenhagen 2012, turns February in Copenhagen into a month of culture with gastronomy, design, art, architecture as well as rock and jazz in new and familiar constellations.

Wondercool Copenhagen lines up more than Continue reading

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Art Copenhagen 2011 – The Nordic Art Fair

Art Copenhagen 2011 invites you to enjoy some of the best contemporary Nordic art by more than 500 artists, ranging from the shooting stars to the leading lights.

Art Copenhagen 2011 invites you to enjoy some of the best contemporary Nordic art by more than 500 artists, ranging from the shooting stars to the leading lights.

Enjoy the best art from more than 80 Nordic galleries, when Art Copenhagen 2011 opens its doors on Friday 16 September.
Almost 30 of the galleries are Swedish, Norwegian or Finnish, emphasizing that Art Copenhagen is all about Nordic art.

The Best of Modern Nordic Art
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Think Human at Copenhagen Design Week 2011

The unique “Think Human” design zone at Ofelia Beach is the heart of Copenhagen Design Week 2011, and invites you for exhibitions, installations and talks – or just to chill.

The unique “Think Human” design zone at Ofelia Beach is the heart of Copenhagen Design Week 2011, and invites you for exhibitions, installations and talks – or just to chill.

“Think Human” is the mantra as Copenhagen welcomes the international design world for six days of seminars, exhibitions and events at Copenhagen Design Week 2011.

“Think Human” reflects the Danish Design Tradition
Copenhagen Design Week 2011 has chosen the theme “Think Human” reflecting the Danish humanist tradition in relation to sustainability, design process, production methods and the sensory experience of the consumer.
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INDEX: the World’s Largest Design Award

INDEX: Award, the world’s largest cash design prize, is presented on 2 September. See the finalists at Ofelia Beach or the permanent INDEX: Collection at Designmuseum Danmark.

INDEX: Award, the world’s largest cash design prize, is presented on 2 September 2011. See the finalists at Ofelia Beach 2-25 September 2011 or the permanent INDEX: Collection at Designmuseum Danmark.

INDEX: works globally to promote and apply design and design processes with the capacity to improve the lives of people worldwide.
On 2 September INDEX: awards a total sum of € 500,000 to Continue reading

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