Out and About: The most welcome arrival from Aalborg since Camilla Dallerup

The Asian Culture Festival finally arrived in Copenhagen last weekend, three years after making its debut in Aalborg in 2013.

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The two-day festival is a sensory delight, presenting numerous cultural activities such as traditional Indonesian dance, Mongolian music and Japanese origami.

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Anders Schrøder (right in green nón lá) was one of the 50 volunteers who helped organise: “I love the relaxed spirit, especially right after the Distortion party. I am learning while having a good time. ”

Not only does the festival promote Asian cultures, it also contributes to “the Asian communities in Denmark getting to know each other”, enthused the festival manager Anders Schultz (left).

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All the profits go to charity. For example, the earnings from the beer stall run by Nihonjinkai will be donated to the victims of the 2011 and 2016 Japanese earthquakes.