This Week in Copenhagen: All about the pictures!
Copenhagen Photo Festival
June 1-11, 11:00-20:00; Refshalevej 173, Cph K; free adm; festival-center-focus
Some 13 exhibitions and numerous performances, talks, workshops and family activities full of creativity and experimentation are scheduled for the 13th festival edition. The grand opening is on June 1 at 16:00 and the photo book market is on June 4 at Kunstforeningen Gl Strand.
My Heart is Electric
June 6, 20:00; RUST, Guldbergsgade 8, Cph N; 135kr
My ♥ CPH recently interviewed Adam Taylor, the Copenhagen-based Brit behind My Heart is Electric who is the former frontman of acclaimed breakbeat outfit Hybrid.
Creative Business Cup 2023 Global Finals
June 5, 10:00-19:00; Volume, Enghavevej 80, Cph V; 90kr; cbnet.com
A celebration of innovation, creation, and knowledge that brings together creative businesses, startup ecosystem stakeholders, and individuals passionate about creative entrepreneurship from all over the world.
1st Diplomatic Bazaar Denmark
June 3, 11:00-16:00; Gentofte Rådhus, Bernstorffsvej 161, Charlottenlund; 50kr; under-12s: free adm
Organised by the Ambassadors’ Spouses Group to support the Danish Refugee Council, this event will showcase diverse culinary and cultural attractions. Additionally, it will be a great place to find exotic arts and crafts and make sure you take part in the tombola!
MeasureCamp Copenhagen 2023
June 10; 09:00-20:00; 33 Havneholmen, Cph V; free adm; Measure Camp;
Everyone is encouraged to join the sessions as there will be a wide range of speakers – a learning opportunity for one and all. It has proven very helpful for everybody to initiate discussions on significant topics.
Here For The Ride
June 11; 10:30-12:30; Dronning Louises Bro, Cph N; free adm; Here For The Ride
A chill and cosy afternoon on the bike. A gathering for all people who love an afternoon ride. After all, it is summer, so explore new areas, meet some deer, and have coffee.
Member Thursday Bar – Summer Edition
June 15; 16:00-18:00; BLOXHUB, Bryghuspladsen, 8, 3, Cph V; Member Thursday Bar
Join the Member Thursday Bar, meet the PropTech community, and network with them. This chill session will help you gain knowledge about innovation and technology-enabled initiatives for real estate and its stakeholders. Register to get tickets for this event.
FW 24.25 Italian fabric collections in Copenhagen
June 13; 09:00-17:00; Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Cph S; free adm; Italian Fabric
Join multiple exhibitors such as Arche, Bellandi, Dinamo, Furpile, Menchi Tessuti, Lanifico Fortex and others as they showcase their creative work. Find the perfect fabric while witnessing one of the best Italian collections in town.
Radical Roots Workshop with Nowadays on Earth
June 6; 17:30-20:30; SPACE10, Flæsketorvet 10; Cph V; free adm; Radical Roots
Immerse yourself in a guided workshop highlighting the importance of connecting urban citizens with multi-species ecosystems to create a smarter and more sustainable tomorrow. Learn the concept of ecosomatics – the relationship between the body, its sensations, and systems with the more-than-human environment. Register now.
June 15, 18:00-20:00; Mindshop Online Classroom; 260kr; Mindshop
The online course’s agenda includes the basics of Design Thinking and its importance. The principles of design thinking, the methodologies of design thinking, and problem-solving are the main elements comprising this enriching session.
3 days of design
June 7-9; various locations; 3daysofdesign.dk
One of the annual highlights of Copenhagen’s design scene. The annual festival draws journalists, buyers and design enthusiasts from around the world to Copenhagen to experience a new and refreshing look at design presented in a unique collaboration between top design companies and designers.
Building the Future: Architecture and AI
June 4, 17:30-20:30; Space 10, Flæsketorvet 10, Cph V; free adm; allevnets.in
An evening with architectural designers exploring design democracy and AI’s potential to shape the future built environment.
Laughter Wellness Sundays: Boost Your Mood and Energy
Every Sunday until June 25, 11:00-12:30; Morgenstedet, Fabriksområdet 134, Cph K; 100kr; allevents.in
Looking for a way to let go of stress and worries? Join the laughter event for learning techniques to practise anywhere, anytime. Brunch at Morgenstedet after the laughter is scheduled such as a sauna and swimming in the canal nearby – towel and swimsuits required.
Radical Roots Workshop
June 6, 17:30-20:00; SPACE10, Flæsketorvet 10, Cph V; free adm; cafx.dk
During a 90-minute workshop, Nowadays On Earth will help people imagine an alternative urban future by transforming unused urban spaces into green pockets of plant life for people and the planet.
Copenhagen English Comedy Night
June 2, 20:00; Knock Knock, Vimmelskaftet 41, Cph K; 135kr; billeto.dk
Gordon Southern has performed headlining gigs in the UK, across Europe and all over the world. His upbeat and energetic delivery combined with his fantastically funny observational comedy and quick-witted improvisation has secured his place as an audience favourite.
June 2, 20:00-01:00; Café Globen, Turesensgade 2B, Cph K; 70kr; meetup.com
Forró is a vibrant couple dance from Northeast Brazil. The open dancefloor welcomes all. Expect tones of forró music followed by a crash course – a quick introduction to the basic steps.
May 31, 21:00; Loppen, Sydområdet 4B, Cph K; 170kr; tikkio.com
The stoner metal trio will grace Loppen with their presence, bringing sludgy riffs and doom vibes.
Dansk Arkitektur Center
June 8, 16:30-18:00; Bryghuspladsen 10, Cph K; free adm; dac.dk
The opening of this year’s photo exhibition, ‘Capture your city 2023: Without filter’. The winners of the competition will be revealed, the photo exhibition inaugurated, and free ice age beer and ice cream served.
Friday Night Skate
June 3, 19:30-21:30; Next House Copenhagen, Bernstorffsgade 27, Cph V; free adm; facebook.com
This trip on roller skates through Copenhagen again starts and ends at Next House. The route will be posted during the week leading up to the trip.
Dance Traditional Bulgarian Horo
Every Wed, 18:00-19:00; Vesterbro Bibliotek og Kulturhus, Lyrskovgade 4, Cph V; facebook.com
Expect a lot of fun at this traditional folk dance class: jumping around, and dancing in togetherness feeling wild and free.
Africa fashion show
June 3, 18:00; Gammel Køge Landevej 117, Cph V; 150k; billeto.dk
African fashion shows are first and foremost cultural events – but also events that help to raise awareness of cultural differences and open them up to a larger world.
May 31-June 4; various locations; prices vary; cphdistortion.dk
Copenhagen’s biggest street party and electronic music festival is back. For experienced clubbers, the best options can be found at Distortion Ø on Friday and Saturday in Refshaleøen.
Copenhagen Art Week
June 1-10; various locations and prices; artweek.nu
Art Week is an opportunity to explore the vibrant and diverse art scene. More than 40 exhibition venues, including prestigious art museums, art galleries and artist-run project spaces, take part. Expectt exhibitions, performances, concerts, debates, industry activities, art tours and meetings with the artists themselves.
For news of other events coming up in the Copenhagen area, check out our new calendar here.