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Photo: Copenhagen Contemporary
08.02 - 01.09.19
Claudia Comte: I Have Grown Taller from Standing with Trees
Swiss artist Claudia Comte presents her first exhibition in Denmark, ‘I Have Grown Taller from Standing with Trees’. Comte has created an immersive installation for CC’s largest hall that brings together sculpture, sound and 3D prototyping.
For the third consecutive year, Engage Festival is celebrating the best of Danish music to support Danish veterans and their relatives. This time D-A-D, Magtens Korridorer, Clara, SuperScum and Carl Emil Petersen headline the one-day event.
Photo: Kasper Månsson
31.05 - 01.06.19
Distortion Ø presents two days of open-air festival revelry in a hilly and green location at Refshaleøen. Groovy local and international live acts and DJs will play till the early morning.
19.06 - 26.06.19
For the tenth year in a row, Copenhell welcomes back metal enthusiasts for one of the most iconic festivals in Denmark. Tool, Slash and Slipknot are headlining the ‘tenth year in hell’.
11.07 - 14.07.19
Join hundreds of movement enthusiasts from all corners of the world in a celebration of sharing and exploring movement of all sorts including yoga, slacklining, dance and parkour.
Photo: MAD Symposium
During two-days of norm-challenging discussions, top chefs and food entrepreneurs from all over the world explore the past, present and future of food at MAD Symposium.
Photo: Nordic Race
By crossing 30 innovative obstacles, the participants of Nordic Race are tested in terms of technique, strength and speed in the raw surroundings of Refshaleøen.
Photo: Lisa Vinter
06.06 - 16.06.19
Copenhagen Photo Festival
We’re overly excited to welcome Copenhagen Photo Festival to Refshaleøen for the first time. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, they will present internationally acclaimed photo-artists, exhibitions, talks, workshops and debates.
We’ve had some extraordinary collaborators over the years. From world-renowned events to spontaneous gatherings on the fringes of subcultures, they’ve all helped to shape the island we experience today.
Since 2010 Copenhell has reigned as one of Denmark’s vanguard open-air heavy metal festivals, each year rousing Refshaleøen for three days with the likes of Slipknot, Black Sabbath, Slayer and Marilyn Manson.
One of the biggest concerts ever held at Refshaleøen, Barbados-born pop icon Rihanna performed in 2016 for a crowd 25,000 devoted fans during her Anti World Tour.
A festival for the senses merging experiments in art, music, food and beer, orchestrated by alt-rock legends The National along with Noma co-founder Claus Meyer and Copenhagen’s omnipresent beer-authority, Mikkeller.
Section Hall 2
In 2014 Refshaleøen was transformed into Eurovision Island, with 200 million viewers from around the world tuning into the famed contest broadcasted from our monolithic B&W halls.
MoveCopenhagen is a community-driven festival celebrating the diversity of movement—from yoga and dance to parkour and slackline.
FOOD & DRINKS
Initiated by the founders of Noma, MAD is a worldwide community of chefs, food entrepreneurs and enthusiasts exploring the coexistence of food with our most pressing global challenges every year on Refshaleøen.
Ekko by Vertigo
By reviving lights from the old B&W shipyard, Vertigo paid homage to the island’s rich history with their spectacular art piece exhibited at Copenhagen Light Festival.
An annual celebration of Copenhagen’s endless creativity, Distortion spills from a mid-week street party to the plains of Refshaleøen for a weekend festival mixing art, electronic music and all-out madness.
Hailed as ‘the best way to spend your Sunday’, Søndagsvenner (Friends of Sunday) threw several intimate and DIY-spirited events uniting music with art, food, sports, and games.
We’re always interested in cultural projects and ideas that inspire us.
Contact Claudia if you have an idea or want to know more.