Coming up Soon: Asian festivities, asylum-seeker rights and Andersen on the stage

The Indonesian Embassy in Denmark is once again turning into a party hub, hosting the Indonesian Bazaar and Culture Festival with various cultural activities: local cuisine, traditional dance, music, handicrafts and more (May 28, 10:00-17:00; Ørehøj Alle 1, Hellerup; free adm)


Composer Siobhan Lamb’s musical retelling of HC Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes’ , featuring a cast of kids and adults, is tipped for big things, not least thanks to the participation of Norwegian dancer Sindre Postholm, fresh from ‘Top Hat’ at Malmö Opera (May 27, 19:00; Klampenborgvej 215, Lyngby; 175kr, ticketmaster.dk)


Are asylum-seekers’ human rights being violated at Denmark’s asylum centres is the big debate (in English) at Trampoline House. Among those taking part are refugees, refugee rights activists and legal experts (May 29, 13:00-16:00; Thoravej 7, Cph NV; free adm; trampolinehouse.dk)


Go shopping for quality second-hand clothing, shoes and accessories while enjoying live jazz music on Israels Plads. All the sellers are carefully selected (May 29, 10:00-16:00; Linnésgade 17, Cph K; free adm)


Enjoy delicacies from the Netherlands, specifically free pancakes and dinner dishes at Dutch Pancake Night. This event is popular, having been held around 130 times in 40-plus countries. (May 28, 19:00; Nyhavn 63C, Cph K; free adm)


Hasan Shah, a young up-and-coming pop artist known for the song ‘Tyveri’, is giving a free concert at Bakken, the world’s oldest amusement park (May 29, 16:00; Dyrehavevej 62; free adm; bakken.dk)





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