Mid November Events: Shake that belly!

Nov 11-13, open Fri 16:00-19:00, Sat 09:30-22:00, Sun 10:00-18:30; Glostrup Hallen, Stadionvej 88, Glostrup; 100-250kr, billetlugen.dk; danishopenbellydance.dk
If your idea of fun is watching beautiful women dancing in dazzling costumes to enchanting music, you should not to miss this event!

Expect amazing performances by 60-100 belly dancers competing to be this year’s winner.

In total there are 13 workshops and five competition categories: Oriental Fusion (Friday), Tomorrow’s Stars (Sat), Group (Sat), Grand Diva (Sun) and Soloists (Sun).
Denmark is a hotbed of talented belly dancers so don’t be surprised if the Danish Open Belly Dance produces a few home-grown winners! (LAB)

CPH Int Organ Festival
Nov 10-14; various venues; dkdm.dk/coif
Together with a two-day conference at Danske Musikkonservatorium (Nov 10-11, from 9 am each day) are 20 organ recitals over just five days at venues such as Garnisonskirken, Skt Petri Kirke and Copenhagen Cathedral. (BH)

Copenhagen Book Forum
Nov 11-13; Bella Center, Center Boulevard 5, Cph S; 55-325kr, kids: free adm; bogforum.dk
This year’s biggest book-related event holds a host of author interviews, signings and discussions. However, be warned, there isn’t much English-language content, and there are hordes of MPs. (BH)

Danish Music Awards
Nov 12, 20:00; Forum, Julius Thomsens Pl 1, Cph F; 170-615kr, billetlugen.dk
This year’s show promises performances by the cream of Danish music. Presented by Burhan G and Rasmus Bjerg and screened live on TV2, expect gracious recipients making speeches over-running into next week. (BH)

Eddie Izzard
Nov 19, 20:00; Falconer Salen, Falkoner Alle 7, Cph F; 395kr
The quirky Brit is retouring Europe with Force Majeure: Reloaded, which he took to Aarhus in 2013. Denmark is one of 28 countries he’s performed in so far, deriving laughter in an impressive four languages: English, French, Spanish and German. (BH)