What's On In Copenhagen: February 2020

Welcome to Nordgreen's 'What's On In Copenhagen.' There's so much to do in Copenhagen that we can't possibly list it all! So, here are a few things to do and to see about this vibrant city in which we live, Copenhagen. 

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Things to Do - family-oriented and self-help events. 

Arts - see the latest exhibits. 

Local Design - keep up on the latest innovative and functional design concepts in the city.

Night-Life - eat and drink in the city's hotspots. 

Music - concerts to help you find your groove. 

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Things To Do - kids, family, self-help, community events

Find an event for you and the family to do together, or round up your besties and do something that doesn’t involve a cocktail; there’s plenty of time for that later. Have some good, wholesome fun!

Since February is ‘Winter Break’ in Denmark for  school kids here’s a list of venues around Copenhagen to entertain your children with:

Thursday, February 13th - Sunday, February 16th, 2020

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, kids and lego.

Lego World

Time: 10.00 - 17.00

Location: Bella Center Copenhagen, Center Boulevard 5, DK - 2300 Copenhagen 

+45 3252 8811

Entry Fee: Ticket prices vary according to attendance frequency

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of green george.

Saturday, February 15th - Sunday, 16th

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, disney on ice.

Disney On Ice - Magical Ice Festival

Time: Saturday 15th - 10.30-12.30, 14.30-16.30, 18.30-2030

Sunday 16th - 10.30-12.30, 14.30-16.30

Location: Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, 2300 København S

Entry Fee: From 225kr. - 495kr., excluding tax 

 

The Disney production, Disney On Ice - Magical Ice Festival is back with a brand new show! Come and see your favorite Disney characters if you or your kids are a Disney fan, then this show’s for you! Tickets are already on sale, so get moving!

February 1st-23rd

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, Copenhagen light festival.

COPENHAGEN LIGHT FESTIVAL

Time: Times vary for each display

Location: Copenhagen 

Entry Fee: Prices vary for each display

 

Copenhagen’s annual festival of lights which takes place in and around the city of Copenhagen. See installations from Danish and International artists on buildings and take a boat tour to see wonderful light displays in the water! Take a guided tour or get the festival map and tour them on your own! 

Arts - museums, local galleries

Copenhagen is full of art, whether it’s in one of the larger, state run museums, or a local gallery. Experience art from another culture, learn about a Danish artist, attend talks, see films, or get a history lesson. Buy a membership and take a friend!

November 11th,  2019 - February 23rd, 2020

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of Tacita Dean – Antigone.

 

Tacita Dean - Antigone

Time: Tuesday-Sunday 10-17

Thursday 10-21

Monday closed

Location: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, 1556 Copenhagen

Entry Fee: Adults: 115 DKK (incl. Special Exhibition)

Groups (10 or more): 100 DKK (Please note that groups must arrive together to get group discount)

Under 27/students with a valid Student ID: 85 DKK (incl. Special Exhibition)

Under 18: Free

Special Exhibition Tuesday: 60 DKK

Buy tickets here

 

British artist Tacita Dean’s film Antigone, 2018 named her film after her older sister and is based on the Greek tragedy by Sophocles, from 440 BCE. The film was captured on 35mm film and is part of the cinematographer's style, using no digital applications to create or produce her works. Please note that the film begins at the top of every hour and is exactly an hour and is set on loop throughout the museum opening hours. For more information:  info@glyptoteket.dk,  +45 33 41 81 41.

September 20th, 2019 - March 1st, 2020

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, the road to palmyra.

The Road To Palmyra

Time: Tuesday-Sunday 10-17

Thursday 10-21

Monday closed

Location: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, 1556 Copenhagen

Entry Fee: Adults: 115 DKK (incl. Special Exhibition)

Groups (10 or more): 100 DKK (Please note that groups must arrive together to get group discount), Under 27/students with a valid Student ID: 85 DKK (incl. Special Exhibition), Under 18: Free

Special Exhibition Tuesday: 60 DKK, Buy tickets here

Present-day Syria was an ancient oasis city. Sculptures, paintings, and artifacts from the Roman Empire, set on a scene by Danish designer Anne Schnettler and graphic designer Nanna Arnfred. Bringing it all together with a soundscape designed by award-winning sound designer Peter Albrechtsen and film director sun Hee Engelstoft. 

January, 23rd - 17th May 2020

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, hot pink turquoise-and veronica janssens.

Hot Pink Turquoise - Ann Veronica Janssens

Time: 11.00 - 22.00

Location: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Gammel Strandvej 13, DK 3050, Humlebæk

Entry Fee: Adults 18+ 130kr., Students with ID 115kr., Member’s Guests 110kr.,

Free for Louisiana Members.

 

This exhibition began on January 23rd and will continue until the 17th of May, 2020. Mixing science with art, the Belgian artist Ann Veronica Janssens works with light effects, mists, color trails and reflective optical illusions and invites you to see her work and discover with her as she experiments with light. For further information contact: MAIL@LOUISIANA.DK, +45 49190719

January, 23rd - April 26th, 2020 

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of nancy spero works.

Louisiana On Paper With Nancy Spero

Time: 11.00 - 22.00

Location: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Gammel Strandvej 13, DK 3050, Humlebæk

Entry Fee: Adults 18+ 130kr., Students with ID 115kr., Member’s Guests 110kr.,

Free for Louisiana Members.

Feminist trailblazer and 60’s activist again the Vietnam War, Nancy Spero’s work reflects the political oppression, racism, hegemony and other power structures in the world. Her works are on paper as she moves between painting, collage, and installations. 

August 22nd, 2019 - March 8th, 2020

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Lauren Greenfield - Generation Wealth

Time: 11.00 - 22.00

Location: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Gammel Strandvej 13, DK 3050, Humlebæk

Entry Fee: Adults 18+ 130kr., Students with ID 115kr., Member’s Guests 110kr.,

Free for Louisiana Members.

 

‘Generation Wealth’ is a photographic series reflecting the world’s obsession with beauty and wealth and highlights the super-wealthy 1%. Documented by photographer and documentarist, Lauren Greenfield (US) the exhibition looks at 25 years of consumerism and the culture behind it. 

October 18th, 2019 - April 5th, 2020

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of tatiana bilbao.

The Architect’s Studio With Tatiana Bilbão

Time: 11.00 - 22.00

Location: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Gammel Strandvej 13, DK 3050, Humlebæk

Entry Fee: Adults 18+ 130kr., Students with ID 115kr., Member’s Guests 110kr.,

Free for Louisiana Members.

Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbão’s work reflects Mexico’s architectural history and culture and how her home country having little resources makes the most of its resources.

Local Design - Local Designers

If you’re fascinated by Nordic design principles, you’re in luck! Denmark is known for its contributions to the design world from our own Jakob Wagner, to firms like HAY. There are plenty of upcoming talents creating about the city making it a goldmine for new concepts. 

Thursday, January 30th - Sunday, February 2nd 

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of farmland.

FormLand - Exhibitor Catalogue Spring 2020

Opening Hours: Thursday      9.00 - 17.00

Friday            9.00 - 17.00

Saturday       9.00 - 17.00

Sunday          9.00 - 17.00

Location: MCH Messecenter Herning, Vardevej 1, 7400 Herning, Denmark

Entry Fee: 200kr. Per person

Though this event is in another region of Denmark, I feel it important to Danish design as it is a fair that showcases a great deal of Danish design and interior brands that you should know about. At this annual event that’s been going on for 35 years, you’ll have the chance to participate in talks, debates, and other activities. If anything, browse the formland website for names and then have at keeping up on who’s making their mark in Denmark’s design community!

Finders Keepers

This is an event that the wonderful team at HAY shared with me and in turn, I will share with you. Finders Keepers is an annual event in Copenhagen (Saturday, March 7th - Sunday, March 8th, 2020) showcasing Danish designers. Ticket prices vary as you can choose from a Day, Early-bird, or weekend ticket.

Dexigner - A design directory of Danish Designers

You can thank me later if you find a designer that speaks to your design needs! Here’s a directory of Danish designers whose work you may want to see and buy. If you think this is useful for you, let me know!

Night-life - Bar, Restaurant

You know the night-time is the right time, to get out and see the city lights and toss your cares into the night air! Whether it’s to meet up with friends to catch up from the busy week, a hot date, or fly solo and see where the night takes you, here’s a list of bars and restaurants to get you started!

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of dexter's.

Dexter’s - Authentic Caribbean Bar

Opening hours: Monday- Tuesday closed

Wednesday- Thursday 16:00 - 00:00

Friday- Saturday 14:00 - 02:00

Sunday 16:00 - 00:00

***changes may occur due to private bookings***

Location: Åboulevard 9AB, 1635 København

Contact: +45 22 72 82 55, infomail@dextersbar.com

Experience a taste of Caribbean cocktails made by the man of the house Dexter and his talented staff. It’s an international crowd and the cool reggae and soul sounds are always in supply! It’s a cool joint located by the lakes of Copenhagen with a Caribbean feel!

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of ruby bar.

 

Ruby 

Time: 16.00 - 

Location: Nybrogade 10 / 1203 København K, thisbetterbegood@rby.dk

                +45 33 93 12 03

A staple of the Copenhagen cocktail scene, RUBY is known for its quality cocktails. Whatsmore, this cocktail bar location goes far back as the 17th century when it was a popular location for fishermen to drink after a long hard day of work, as well as a book press and a bank, and even is the founding location to the Danish Spirits Producers, in 1882. 

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of curfew bar.

Curfew

Time: Opening hours 

Summer 2020 - June 30th - July 23rd, 2020 - Closed. 

Mon: Closed/Open only for events/Enquire with us  
Tues-Thurs: 20:00 → 02am 
Fri-Sat: 19:00 → 03am 
Sun: Closed/Open only for events/Enquire with us 

Location: Stenosgade 1, 1616 Copenhagen V, +45 29 29 92 76, info@curfew.dk

Themed after the speakeasies in the US during the prohibition ’20s and ’30s with jazz, swing, and blues music in the air. Here’s another Copenhagen cocktail bar with an intriguing history of gangsters and pubs since the Second World War. Come have a drink created by one of Denmark’s top bartenders, Humberto Marques, from Portugal.

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of tata bar area.

Tata Cocktail Bar, In The Sanders Hotel

Time: Opening hours 

Sunday 17.00 – 1.00 
Monday 17.00 – 1.00 
Tuesday 17.00 – 1.00 
Wednesday: 17.00 – 1.00 
Thursday: 17.00 – 2.00
Friday: 16.00 – 2.00
Saturday: 17.00 – 2.00

 

Location: Hotel Sanders, Tordenskjoldsgade 15, DK – 1055 København K

                + 45 46 40 00 40

Named after the red velvet curtain that has been at the Royal Danish Theatre since 1932, TATA is more than a hotel bar with an elegant and classic, but definitely cozy feel to it. Experienced bartenders who know their stuff, but if beer is your thing, they have their own!

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of la banchina.

La Banchina - Restaurant And Wine Bar

Time: Café                                                                   

Sunday to Wednesday: 8.00-20.00

Thursday to Saturday: 8.00-16.00              

 

Restaurant Vinter

Thursday to Saturday: 18.00-23.00

 

Sauna

Every day: 8.00-20.00

 

Kitchen hours  

Breakfast 8.00-11.30

Lunch 12.00-15.30 

Dinner 17.00-20.00

Location: Refshalevej 141, 1432 Copenhagen, Denmark

+45 31 26 65 61

Dinner and a trip to the sauna? La Banchina is all those things and more! It seats 16 and the staff prides itself on its sustainable practices like natural, organic, biodynamic food that is locally sourced. They don’t serve meat, but fish and of course wine -  does Jesus work here? La Banchina’s sustainable practices don’t stop with the food and therefore include their staff and the vendors they work with. Drinks and snacks are available outside of kitchen hours.

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of il buco.

Il Buco

Time: 7.30 - late

9.00 - 14.30 breakfast and lunch (weekends 15.00)

17.30 - 21.30 dinner (weekends 22.00)

Location: Il Buco, Njalsgade 19C, DK-2300 Denmark

+45 26 74 65 44, info@ilbuco.dk

Much like its sister restaurant La Banchina, IL Buco focuses on sustainable practices for food and staff. Their menu changes according to the seasonal produce and to their vendors. Homemade pasta and pasta, snacks, drinks, dinner, and wine; sounds like you need to get over there!

Music - Live music, DJ

When was the last time you went to a concert and saw your favorite performer, or supported a new and upcoming act? From rock to jazz and electronica and more, Copenhagen is known to be a pitstop and a haven for some of the world’s most talented and famous musicians!

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of la fontaine.

La Fontaine

Opening Hours: Mandag – Torsdag - 19.00 - 05.00

Fredag – Lørdag - 20.00 – 05.00

Søndag - 19.00-05.00

LIVE MUSIC

Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 21.00 – 1.00

Location: Kompagnistræde 11, 1208 København K, +45 33 11 60 98

One of, if not the longest-running jazz spots in Copenhagen. Even if you’re not into jazz, you’ll want to get a taste of the raw talent that surfaces at this joint. All the local jazz talent have cut their teeth here! You never know when the occasional headliner name is bound to drop by, which is always a treat!

Friday, January 31st

HANS ULRIK, JACOB CHRISTOFFERSEN, THOMAS FONNESBÆK & ZOLTAN CSÖRZ

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Saturday, February 1st

JAN HARBECK LIVE JIVE JUNGLE

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Sunday, February 2nd 

JAM SESSION W. MADS SØNDERGAARD & ANDREAS FRYLAND

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: Free 

Tuesday, February 4th

LOVE LA FONTAINE 

Time: 20.00 - 3.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Friday, February 7th

ALICE CARRERI, JACOB FISCHER, ANDREAS MØLLERHØJ & TOM JENSEN

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Saturday, February 8th

ALICE CARRERI, KJELD LAURITSEN, STAFFAN WILLIAM-OLSSON 6 TOME OLSTAD

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Sunday, February 9th

Jam Session with Kjeld Lauritsen & Tom Olstad

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: Free

Friday, February 14th

Ann Farhold, Bo Møller, Thomas Fonnesbæk & Zoltan Csörz

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Sunday, February 16th

Jam Session with Pelle von Bülow, Anders Fjeldsted & Andreas Fryland

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: Free 

Friday, February 21st

Kirsten Louise, Jacob Fischer, Andreas Møllerhøj & Andreas Fryland

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Saturday, February 22nd

Klas Lindquist, Magnus Hjorth, Anders Fjeldsted & Snorre Kirk 

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Sunday, February 23rd

Jam Session with Jan Harbeck, Morten Ankarfeldt & Snorre Kirk

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: Free

Friday, February 28th

Caroline Bugala, Marie Helmer Mørch, Kjeld Lauritsen & Espen Laub

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Saturday, February 29th

Michael Blicher, Mads Søndergaard & Andreas Svendsen

Time: 21.00 - 1.00

Entry Fee: 100kr. 

Thursday, February 6th - Saturday, February 29th

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Vinter Jazz Festival 2020

If you’re a jazz fan or enjoy the cozy setting of a jazz scene, then check out the list of amazing shows going on in Copenhagen and around Denmark!

Since 1979, the Copenhagen Jazz Festival has become a staple in summer festivals about Copenhagen and known to the world as a jazz hot-spot. Every February since 2001 the Vinter Jazz Festival takes place throughout Denmark showcasing local and international jazz talents from around the globe. 

For more information contact: Copenhagen Jazz Festival Fonden, information@jazz.dk, +45 3393 2013.

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of hotel cecil.

Hotel Cecil

Location:      Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, 1153 København 

Contact:       info@hotelcecil.dk

In the center of Copenhagen facing the Helligåndskirken is where you’ll find this mid-sized venue, around the corner from Strøget, the city’s walking street. Hotel is host to numerous Danish bands, as well as international bands. Inside you’ll find that the decor is of years past but stylish nonetheless. Here’s a list of February shows at Hotel Cecil:

Wednesday, February 5th

HENRIK LINDSTRAND (S)

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 195kr. +tax

Thursday, February 6th

BROTHERS MOVING

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 140kr. +tax

Friday, February 7th and 13th

GENTS + SUPPORT: SPECIAL - K 

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 200kr. +tax

Saturday, February 8th

ATHLETIC PROGRESSION

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 140kr. +tax

Wednesday, February 12th

SIGNE SVENDSEN

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 200kr. +tax

Thursday, February 13th

EXTRA CONCERT - GENTS + SUPPORT: SPECIAL - K 

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 200kr. +tax

Friday, February 14th

ISOBEL CAMPBELL (SCO)

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 200kr. +tax

Saturday, February 15th

ALICE BOMAN (S)

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 140kr. +tax

Monday, February 17th

BLAUE BLUME

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 200kr. +tax

Tuesday, February 18th

BLAUE BLUME

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 200kr. +tax

Thursday, February 20th

MAXIMILLIAN

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 130kr. +tax

Monday, February 24th

MOSES BOYD (UK)

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 160kr. +tax

Friday, February 28th

SCHOOL OF X +SUPPORT: DIRT BIKE

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 150kr. +tax

Saturday, February 29th

FIRST FLUSH + SUPPORT: JENNY

Time: 20.00

Entry Fee: 130kr. +tax

Thursday, 20th 

Royal Arena

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of slipknot.

Slipknot -We Are Not Your Kind World Tour

Genre: Heavy Metal

Time: 20.00

Location: Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, 2300 København S

Entry Fee: 530kr - 640kr. +tax

 

Celebrating 20 years together, the US heavy metal band Slipknot is back promoting their World Tour ‘We Are Not your Kind.’ 

Friday, February 21st

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Stormzy - "H.I.T.H. World Tour 2020

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Time: 20.00

Location: Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, 2300 København S

Entry Fee: 380kr.- 480kr. +tax

The English hip-hop/rap star is back to promote his “H.I.T.H. World Tour 2020” and his latest album, “Heavy Is The Head.” During his last show in Copenhagen he graced the stages at Roskilde Festival 2018.

Saturday, 22nd - Royal Arena

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of halsey.

Halsey: Manic World Tour

Genre: Electro-pop, Alternative

Time: 20.00

Location: Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, 2300 København S

Entry Fee: 280kr. - 495kr.

 

Promoting her third studio album “Manic” Grammy Nominated Halsey has sold over a million albums and has had her music streamed over six billion times. 

Friday, 28th

What’s On In Copenhagen: February 2020, image of mgp 2020.

MGP 2020 - General Auditions

Time: 18.00

Location: Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, 2300 København S

Entry Fee: 220kr.

MGP is the biggest event of the year for the whole family to enjoy! Kristian Gintberg and Joakim Ingversen will be your hosts. The show will air on tv on February 29th, at 20.00. Get your tickets at www.drbillet.dk.

Saturday, 29th 

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MGP 2020

Time: 20.00

Location: Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, 2300 København S

Entry Fee: 220kr. - 470kr.

The finalist will be in the spotlight as all eyes will be on MGP, Denmark’s biggest event of the year for the whole family to enjoy! Kristian Gintberg and Joakim Ingversen will be your hosts. The show will air on tv on February 29th, at 20.00. Get your tickets at www.drbillet.dk.




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