In the land of the Faroes

September 27th, 2013

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Enjoy the flavour of the Faroes these weekend at Mittland Festival in Amager, among other events.


MÍTTLAND, a Faroese festival
A thousand tickets have already been sold for Mittland, an eleven-hour Faroese music festival featuring over 20 Faroese bands and musicians – the largest such event outside the islands. Come and sample fare sold by 12 Faroese foodstores and soak up the lively party atmosphere at what promises to be a very traditional affair!  According to Edmund S Jacobsen, a ”Faroese jolly boy” living in Amager, it will be an occasion of ”nostalgia and happines, and also some homesickness”. 

Femøren, Amager Strand; Sat 13:00; tickets: 499kr, under-14s: free adm; www.mittland.dk


Designer Forum
Copenhagen’s biannual shopping event offers wardrobe inspiration and bargains on clothes, shoes and accessories, with savings of up to 80 percent on designer brands. Friday’s VIP event allows shoppers the first pick of the bargains, but tickets are limited. Note: prams and pushchairs are not allowed, except on Sunday.

Forum, Frederiksberg; starts Fri, ends Sun, open Fri 17:00-20:00, Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 10:00-16:00; tickets: Fri VIP: 220kr, Sat & Sun: 65kr, half price Sun 14:00-16:00; www.designerforum.dk


Helsingør Culture Night
Helsingør’s 19th Culture Night promises a full programme of cultural activities for the whole family. Local businesses, shops, churches and theatres will open their doors to the public, with a diverse set of events such as a maritime workshop, poetry slam and beer tasting at Kronborg castle.

Various locations in Helsingør; Fri night; culture card: 90kr; www.kulturnatnord.dk


Polar Bear
The Arctic’s ice is melting and the world is growing warmer – so what does the future hold for the polar bear? In this performance suited for children aged five to eight, viewers will experience a visually striking performance complete with electro poetic sounds, lights and polar bear dance. Note that the audience will be seated on the floor and entrance requires viewers to crawl through a tunnel. Those who are unable to do so but still wish to attend should contact Dansehallerne staff in advance.

Lille Carl, Dansehallerne, Pasteursvej 14, Cph V; starts Wed, ends Oct 12, performances Mon-Fri 09:30 & 11:30, Sat 12:00-14:00; tickets: 125kr, youth: 55kr; www.teaterbilletter.dk, www.dansehallerne.dk


Closing concert at Cava Bar & Tango Grill
Cava bar marks the end of the summer season with Danish/African rap and hip-hop duo Kuku and Al Agami.

Torvehallerne, Cph K; Sat 13:00-21:00; www.torvehallernekbh.dk


Stars of Flamenco
Experience the voice of one of flamenco’s biggest stars, Francisco José Arcángel Ramos, as he performs along with dancer Patricia Guerrero.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk; Fri 20:00; tickets: 295kr; www.louisiana.dk


Britten and City Lights
The Junior Academy of the Royal Danish Music Conservatory and the Diamond Ensemble celebrate the 100th anniversary of Benjamin Britten.

Black Diamond, Cph K; Tue 20.00; tickets: 160kr, concessions 90kr; www.kb.dk


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