Museum of Copenhagen exhibits Denmark’s bicycle history and culture

copenhagen_bicycleThe Museum of Copenhagen is currently hosting an imaginative exhibition on the bicycle culture of Copenhagen. The exhibition follows the history of Copenhagen’s bicycle tradition from the Draisine to the modern bicycle. The exhibition explores the biking habits of Copenhageners throughout the ages and focuses on the representation of bicycles in art, literature and popular music. The exhibition will also contain a number of personal tales of cycling and the city from known and unknown contemporary Copenhageners. Prominent local inventions such as the Long John or Christiania bikes are also on show.

With thirty-six percent of Copenhageners travelling to work or school on a bicycle cycling is one Copenhagen’s most popular forms of transportation. The city has even made it possible for tourists and visitors to do the same via City Bikes. City Bikes is a free transport service available to all visitors and residents, and is made up of 2000 bikes in over 100 cycle ‘stations’ accross the city centre. To celebrate Copenhagen’s enthusiasm for cycling, an exhibition is being held at the Museum of Copenhagen. Læs mere

Copenhagen’s Christmas in Tivoli festivities light into life

christmas.tivoliThe Danish amusement park, Tivoli, opens its doors between November and December every year for the Christmas in Tivoli festivities, which take place in the beautiful Tivoli Gardens accommodating more than 70 market stands that offer a vast assortment of Danish decorations, presents, delicacies, and beverages. The event has earned itself as a firm family favourite over the years and is local favourite offering up family fun appropriate for every generation. Læs mere

Copenhagen’s Tivoli lights up in Christmas spirit

christmas-in-tivoliThe Christmas in Tivoli event lights up the Tivoli Gardens every year with miles upon miles of fairy lights that stretch all around the park. Over one thousand eight hundred light chains weave throughout the willows that are situated around The Tivoli Lake, a further five thousand meters branch around the magnificent Christmas Tree that towers in the centre of the garden, captivating the crowds that flock there every year to experience all the amazing festivities that the Danish amusement park has to offer. Læs mere

Denmark’s Night of Culture event in the heart of Copenhagen

night-of-cultureIn its eleventh consecutive year the annual Danish culture festival, The Night of Culture (Kulturnatten), takes place in the heart of Denmark’s capital city, with over 700 events happening in over 200 institutions throughout the evening.

Every year around mid-October, Copenhagen exhibits the broad cultural landscape that it has to offer at its Night of Culture event. The city streets transform into a labyrinth of cultural events that take place in over 200 museums, churches, exhibition halls, galleries, and political institutions around the city for everyone to enjoy. Læs mere

Copenhagen’s biggest culture event celebrates 17th consecutive year

culture-nightEvery year, around mid-October, Copenhagen’s biggest annual culture festival, The Night of Culture (Kulturnatten), takes place in the heart of the city, where over 200 cultural institutions open their doors, offering an array of great experiences for all to enjoy. Læs mere