January Events: Mostly online, but some might take you beyond the walls of your apartment

Looks like Thor’s dropped one of his amulets again (photo: courtesy of Kongshaug Productions / VNR.TV)
January 20th, 2021 12:19 pm| by Orsolya Albert & Natalia Joanna Bajor

Copenhagen Light Festival
Feb 5-27; various locations in Cph; free adm
The festival presents both Danish and international light artists and designers. During the festival, architectural lighting, art, design, and installations will add a different aesthetic and expression to the winter season in the city spaces of Copenhagen. (NJB)

Blazing Binaries 
Feb 3, 18:30; online event@ AoT Copenhagen; free adm 
Astronomy on Tap is a series of events aimed at making the latest research in astronomy and space accessible to the public, with fun talks and quizzes given in simple English, along with plenty of time for mingling between our speakers and guests. This February will celebrate five years since the announcement of the first detected gravitational waves! So this month we will learn about the life of binaries and how they can make ripples in space-time! The event will be streamed on AoT Copenhagen’s Youtube page.  (NJB)

Graduate careers fair
Jan 20, 13:00-16:00; online event @ graduateland.com; free adm 
The Graduate Programme Virtual Career Fair is the all-online event for recent and soon-to-be graduates – sign up and kickstart your career with a graduate position! Employers and recruiters from all across Europe will be attending the fair. Get unique insights and chat with recruiters that will help you tailor your applications! The fair is designed to help you land your next graduate position.  (NJB)

Music Bean Open Mic
Feb 7, 16:00; online event; free adm
Want to discover local talented musicians? This is your chance to do so from the comfort of your home with host Jordan Jackson. Find more information at Music Bean Open Mic on Facebook. (OA)

Women’s Sharing Circle 
Jan 31, 17:00-20:00; online event; free adm
A women’s sharing circle is about coming together with our authentic selves and powerful stories with no labels or judgment. We gather the many beautiful and unique faces of women to share our collective identity as a multi-dimensional sisterhood. This is an opportunity to take off the titles of attentive mom, strong businesswoman, high-achieving student, dutiful wife etc. And instead, discover who you are underneath it all. Learn more about the event at think.dk. (NJB)

UNYA Monthly Meeting 
Jan 29, 17:30-19:00; online @ UNYA Copenhagen; free adm
Attend UNYA’s fourth monthly meeting of the semester where you will be introduced to current ‘in-progress’ projects and can take part in a brainstorming session regarding future activities. Feel free to bring your own ideas and initiatives. Hear more about projects from the Climate Action Working Group, Peace and Justice Working Group, Gender Equality Working Group, Global Health Working Group, Social Media Team, Media Team, Public Relations Team, Journalism Team and Visual Journalism Team. (NJB)

Bastard Café Virtual Quiz 
Jan 21, 18:00; online event; free adm
The Bastard Café Virtual Lounge Quiz won’t be held in Bastard Café’s spiffy lounge area this time, but rather on Zoom. And yes, it will include some questions on boardgames! Feel free to form teams and use whatever tools you need to communicate within your team. Or come by solo. (OA)

Canvas 
Jan 21, 18:00; online event @ AIESEC in Denmark; free adm
Canvas is a creative space to connect through art, embrace your potential and meet like-minded young people! Get yourself a cup of tea or a glass of wine, dive into a magical, creative world and paint, draw, write and enjoy! You will also get a chance to participate in interactive workshops with local artists and discussions about art. Learn more at AIESEC in Denmark’s Facebook page. (OA)

Det Frie Felts Festival
ends Jan 24; online festival; free adm
If you are interested in visual and performance arts, this is your festival of the season! The online session will include presentations, artist dialogues, performances performed in front of a live camera, video works and excerpts from the archives. Learn more about Det Frie Felts Festival on Facebook. (OA)

BRÆT Improv Comedy 
Postponed, TBC; BRÆT, Frederikssundsvej 92A, Cph NV; free adm 
A brand new collaboration between BRÆT & Jakob Schnohr offers a ten-week course in the distinguished discipline of improv comedy. The course is aimed at lower intermediate to experienced levels, and it ends with a showcase in March/April.  (NJB)

Tour Gaudi’s Barcelona
Jan 30, 23:00; online event; free adm
Feeling tired of the dark Danish winter? Join this virtual tour of Barcelona for an instant getaway! The tour will discover the Mediterranean capital and the architectural genius of Antoni Gaudí through his most emblematic projects: Park Güell, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló and the impressive yet unfinished Sagrada Familia church. Learn more about the event on Facebook. (OA)

Virtual Speaking Masterclass
Jan 25, 18:30; online event; free adm
In the age of digital communication, we all have to be masters of Zoom and be able to get our points across the screen! Hosted by David McCrae, the author of two #1 Amazon bestselling books, it is never too late to master the tricks of virtual speaking. Find out more about the event at Eventbrite. (OA)

Live Stream Bartok & Mozart 
Jan 20, 18:00; online; free adm
Come and join this event filled with Bartók and Mozart, live from the other side of the Øresund Bridge! This night is the opening event for a series of concert series from Sweden. Visit Van Der Pals Quartet’s Facebook page for more information. (OA)

Startup Ecosystem Kick-off
Jan 21, 15:00; online event @ Tech Nordic Advocates; free adm
Join the online startup event to hear more about the Danish startup culture, how to build your own business and hear success stories from ones who succeeded. You will get a chance to ask experts questions in a designated Q&A section. Learn more about the event on Tech Nordic Advocate’s Facebook page. (NJB)

Skill Up!
Jan 28, 18:00; online event @ AIESEC in Denmark; free adm
Are you curious about which skills you need to build for your future career? Are you interested in connecting with like-minded people? If the answer is yes, then come and join! In these monthly sessions, top experts such as career strategists, counsellors and specialists in different business areas will discuss topics such as the essential employability skills of the present moment, future skills you will need by 2030, and the opportunities and challenges of changing careers. Learn more at AIESEC in Denmark’s Facebook page. (NJB)

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