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Days are getting longer, crocuses and daffodils are popping up in the parks, and sometimes the sun is even strong enough to gently warm the skin. This can only mean one thing: spring has arrived in Copenhagen.
We’re more than ready to enjoy all events Copenhagen has to offer. From openings to exhibitions to screenings and parties, here’s what you should mark in your calendar for March.
Find out about the best events in Copenhagen this month:
Wednesday 2nd March
Stargazing and astronomical conversations at Rundetaarn
On top of Rundetaarn, you’ll find one of Europe’s oldest functioning observatories. Learn more about the stars while enjoying a view over Copenhagen from 7-10 pm. Tickets cost 60 DKK.
Thursday 3rd March
Connie-Connie relaunch party at Copenhagen Contemporary
Copenhagen Contemporary’s café Connie-Connie is celebrating its reopening. The café’s beautiful interior has an interesting backstory: The art center, together with flower powerhouse and studio Tableau as well as artist Ari Prasetya invited 25 artists, architects, and designers to create the furniture from offcut wood provided by flooring company Dinesen. The result is a beautiful mix of styles, shapes, and colors that has brought Connie-Connie the prestigious Wallpaper 2022 Design award. Join for drinks by Aeris, pasta from Italian Street Treats, and tunes by DJ Nah Care rom 4-11 pm.
Friday 4th March
Flere Fugle opening party
Nordvest’s newest bakery Flere Fugle is opening its doors and you’re invited: Swing by for free baked goodies between 8 and 9 am, and free bubbles, beer, and DJs from 4 pm.
Croquis for everyone at Tegneskole Kbh
Have you been thinking about trying croquis? Then this is your chance. Tegneskole Kbh is inviting you to an informal croquis session, for free. Please bring your own materials and be aware that there will be no teaching. Doors open 4:30 pm and the session runs from 5-7 pm. There’s only space for 20 people so come early.
Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th March
FindersKeepers design market in Øksnehallen
Popular design market FindersKeepers is back. Browse unique accessories and objects for your home from upcoming designers, brands, and more from 11 am to 5 pm. Early bird tickets are available from 25 DKK for one day or 35 DKK for both days.
Saturday 5th March
Bassiani is one of the key figures of Tbilisi’s fast-emerging club scene and has, over the last eight years, been shaping both, the Georgian capital’s electronic music culture as well as the fight for social justice for marginalized people and communities. This March, he’s coming to Copenhagen. Get ready to dance from 10 pm until the early hours.
Gay Pop-Up Bar x Bodegabanko with Veninderne at Café Runddelen
Gay Pop-Up Bar is back with an evening filled with dragbanko and drinks. Entry is free and banko costs 35 DKK. Swing by for a good time from 5 pm, the first round of banko starts at 7 pm.
Sunday 6th March
Luxury flea market in the meatpacking district
Go on treasure hunt in Copenhagen’s trendy meatpacking district from 11 am to 4 pm. More information will follow – stay tuned via the Facebook event.
Update your spring wardrobe with preloved items or just have a browse, a cup of coffee from Perron in hand. The market is taking place in the cosy surroundings of BaneGaarden from 10 am to 4 pm.
Rita Blå’s flea market at Culture House
For all flea market fans, here’s another option to buy and sell pre-loved items. This year’s first flea market by Rita Blå is taking over Culture House in the city center from 11 am to 4 pm.
Tuesday 8th March
Join the fight for women’s rights at this demonstration from 5 to 6:30 pm. Find more information via the Facebook event.
Wednesday 9th March
The Caribbean Housewife’s beloved pop-up HOUSEWIFE ROAST is back at Slagtehusgade 11A. Get ready for a delicious four course menu with natural wine pairings from women producers. Bookings go fast, so reserve yours now.
Friday 11th March
Free Friday: The Doors: Live At The Bowl ’68 at Cinemateket
This edition of Cinemateket’s free pop-up movie night is dedicated to rock band The Doors’ concert at The Hollywood Bowl in summer 1968. The screening starts at 5 pm but doors open at 4 pm, so there’s plenty of time to grab a drink before.
Sunday 13th March
Community dinner at Absalon
Want to enjoy a cosy Sunday dinner but not in the mood to cook yourself? Join the community dinner at Absalon and take a seat at one of the long tables. Dinner is served at 6 pm but please arrive until 5:45 pm, otherwise your seats will be released. Tickets cost 100 DKK.
Monday 14th March
Cinema Quiz to Support Ukraine at Husets Biograf
From 6:30, come test your cinema knowledge with this fun quiz! All proceeds go to support Ukraine. Tickets are 100 DKK. The cafe opens at 6:30 and the event starts at 7:30.
Thursday 17th March
Jonas Emanuel at Musikcaféen
Swing by Musikcaféen for an evening filled with Danish pop by singer-songwriter Jonas Emanuel from Copenhagen. He just launched his first album in February, so this is a great opportunity to experience an upcoming local artist. Doors open 8 pm and the concert starts at 9 pm. Tickets cost 120 DKK.
Friday 18th March
Club Soda at Basement
Dance the night away to Disco, Afro, Boogie, Funk, House, Dub, and more. From 10 pm until the early hours. Entry costs 70 DKK at the door.
Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th March
Outdoor flea market at Lokomotivværkstedetvværkstedet
Outdoor lovers, this one’s for you! Getting all the gear you need for city escapes can end up being costly, for the wallet and the planet. Pre-loved items are a great alternative. Cover your needs or pass on things you don’t use anymore at this flea market solely dedicated to all things outdoor. Stalls are provided free of charge, simply reach out to [email protected] with a short text and image of what you’d like to sell.
Saturday 19th March
Voices from the Block at Cinemateket
Together with Turning Tables Denmark, Cinemateket is hosting the mini festival „Voices from the Block“. The festival aims at providing a forum for children and teenagers from public housing areas to share their creative work. With short films, music videos, small documentaries, and other formats, they tell stories about their lives and dreams, touching upon topics like friendship, (forbidden) love, discrimination, substance abuse, and more. Part 1 starts at 2 pm and is recommended from the age of 7. Part 2 starts at 4 pm and is recommended from the age of 15. Tickets are available for both parts and cost 30 DKK each.
Pale Honey at Lille Vega
Gothenburg’s Pale Honey is coming to Lille Vega. The trio with Tuva Lodmark, Nelly Daltrey, and Anders Lagerfors is serving pop-rock with a sound that ranges from dreamy-melancholic to energetic. Doors open at 8 pm and the concert starts at 9 pm. Tickets cost 185 DKK.
Sunday 20th March
Haus Market: Flea market in the Literature House
Copenhagen’s Literature House transforms into a flea market from 10 am to 4 pm. Come have a browse, entry is free. Want to put up a stall? Spots are available for 300 DKK including table and two chairs.
Danish on a Sunday: Sexual Fantasies at Cinemateket
Sex comedies were one of the most popular genres in 1970s Denmark. “I Tvillingernes tegn“ (In the sign of the twins) is the third movie in the Star sign series and it took the genre to a new level by combining comedy with hardcore sex. The evening opens with an English introduction, then the movie will be screened with English subtitles. The film features sexually explicit scenes and is not recommended for children under the age of 15. It starts at 2:15 pm and tickets cost 85 DKK.
Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th March
Veras Market in Nørrebrohallen
Refresh your wardrobe or pass on old favorites in the heart of Nørrebro. Tickets cost 35 DKK. Want to make some space in your own wardrobe? Stalls are still available for both days and cost 450 DKK each. Book yours via the website. Swing by from 11 am to 4 pm.
Saturday 26th March
Science Saturday at Copenhagen Contemporary
Why is the sky blue? Learn the answer to this and other questions from 12 noon to 4 pm. This arrangement is included in the ticket price so just swing by Hall 4.
Sunday 27th – Monday 28th March
A Night at the Oscars at Husets Biograf
Experience the Oscars together with other film aficionados at Husets Biograf. There will be a red carpet, games, and you can bet on who’s going to win the awards. Sounds like fun? Join from 8 pm, entrance is free.
Wednesday 30th March
Inconspicuous Comedy Nights: Wild West Comedy Show
From bar slides, to heroes to gambling, this improvised comedy show will create a Western movie right in front of your eyes, fully improvised and non-scripted. Come and join when SuperCut, a professional team of comedians and performers, makes magic. From 7-8:30 pm. Tickets cost 60-80 DKK.
Beyond the Window Sill Book Event at Books & Company
Denmark-based Parsian architect and designer Lawrence Ebelle has spent three years creating a truly remarkable book: Beyond the Window Sill is all about the moment we open our windows in spring. It shares the stories and views of neighbourhoods of Copenhagen from these window sills, with gorgeous watercolor illustrations by Puk Ewdokia. Join this event at Hellerup’s Books & Company to purchase the book, meet Lawrence, and have a drink or nibble.
Ongoing in March
Piranesi at Statens Museum for Kunst
One of the most significant artists of the eighteenth century, Piranesi has been a major source of inspiration for many architects, artists, filmmakers, and game developers. A trained architect, he is now best known for his graphic works. The exhibition also includes an artistic intervention by Danish artist duo AVPD that explores how humans perceive and create space. It will be on display until 13th March.
Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition at Kunsthal Charlottenborg
It’s that time of the year again: The annual Spring Exhibition is taking over Kunsthal Charlottenborg. It is considered one of the most important open, censored exhibitions in Europe and has been taking place since 1857. Every year, an international jury selects works from Danish as well as international artists from all over the world within the genres of visual art, architecture, crafts, and design so this is a great place to experience where the art world is headed. The exhibition will be on display until 13th March.
Børnebiffen at Cinemateket
With “Børnebiffen“, Cinemateket highlights quality entertainment for the smallest ones among us. Every Wednesday to Sunday until 31st March, the cinema will be hosting a selection of movie screenings for children between 3 and 5 years old.
Anette Harboe Flensburg – In arcadia too you can die at Kunstforeningen GL Strand
The Montana Hall is a meeting room in which visual artists explore the significance of the framework for meeting situations. It currently features Anette Harboe Flensburg’s paintings. With the title, “In Arcadia Too You Can Die“, Harboe Flensburg reflects over the present situation, where our everyday life has been fundamentally changed and we have been forced to reconsider our ideals. The exhibition will be on display until 24th April.
Gauguin and His Friends at Ordrupgaard
Experience works by the artist circle around Gauguin in this new exhibition at Ordrupgaard. “Gauguin and His Friends“ focuses on the Pont-Aven school: At the end of the 19th century, Paul Gauguin and a group of fellow artists took inspiration from small isolated towns in Brittany and developed an entirely new artistic expression that broke with naturalism. If you’ve been waiting for the right reason to venture out to the beautiful art center in Charlottenlund this might be it. The exhibition will be on display until 1st May.
Peter Cook: City Landscapes at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
With his visionary ideas and fantastical, imaginative, and colorful drawings, British architect Peter Cook has profoundly influenced and helped shape architecture and architectural thinking for almost six decades. Even though he has realized buildings, such as Kunsthaus Graz, he is especially concerned with the theoretical field of architecture and the question of what architecture can and must do. Architecture buff or not, there’s something to take away from this for all of us. The exhibition is on display until 8th May.
Family tour at the Royal Theater
Every Saturday and Sunday, the Royal Ballet opens its doors for the entire family. Pull back the curtain and experience the magical world of ballet and opera. The tour is suitable for children from 4 to 12 years and takes 75 minutes. Tickets are available from 60 DKK.
Sonja Delaunay at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Sonja Delaunay is considered one of the most original voices of Modernism and a visionary regarding the role of visual arts and design for culture in a broader sense. Her practice includes painting, textile design, and advertising, among others and she frequently collaborated with colleagues from other art fields. With this exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art presents a large range of her projects, spanning over various media, from the 1910s until the 1970s. It will be on display until 12th June.
Suzanne Valadon at Glyptoteket
French artist Suzanne Valadon had to defy class and gender norms to become a successful painter. After a childhood shaped by poverty and a career as a popular artist’s model, she was the first self-taught woman to exhibit at Salon de la Nationale des Beaux Arts. Her uncompromising portraits and nudes are considered groundbreaking by the art world. With the exhibition “Suzanne Valadon – model, painter, rebel,“ Glyptoteket presents and celebrates her contribution to European art at the beginning of the 20th century. It will be on display until 31st July.
Light & Space at Copenhagen Contemporary
For the first time in Europe, Copenhagen Contemporary brings together a wide range of artworks that can be attributed to the American art movement Light and Space. On 5000 m2, you can experience pieces by James Turrell, Helen Pashgian, and Bruce Nauman alongside contemporary European artists inspired by the movement like Olafur Eliasson. The exhibition stretches across all five exhibition halls and will be on display until 4th September.
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