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Photo: Roman März

08.02 - 01.09.19

Claudia Comte: I Have Grown Taller from Standing with Trees

Copenhagen Contemporary

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.


Photo: Copenhell

19.06 - 26.06.19


Concert Venue

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’.


Photo: Paula Court

20.06 - 10.11.19

Performa Archive & Wu Tsang

Copenhagen Contemporary

Head to Copenhagen Contemporary this summer for two glimpses into the elaborate depth of American film and performance art, with New York-based performance biennale Performa offering a rare preview of their legendary archive of work, and award-winning visual artist Wu Tsang’s dual-film manifesto Diversity is Reality 


11.07 - 14.07.19


Various locations

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: Enter Art Fair

29.08 - 01.09.19

Enter Art Fair


Enter Art Fair is a new and ambitious international art fair taking place at Refshaleoen. As the first of its kind Enter Art Fair combines the well-known art fair format with a state-of-the-art digital art fair experience.


Photo: Nordic Race


Nordic Race

Various locations

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.



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.

Photo: Morten Skovgaard


Concert venue


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.


Concert venue


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.

Haven Festival

Concert venue


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.


Various locations


MoveCopenhagen is a community-driven festival celebrating the diversity of movement—from yoga and dance to parkour and slackline.

MAD Symposium



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.

Photo: Kim Matthaï Leland

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.

Distortion Ø

Concert Venue


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.

Photo: Søndagsvenner




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.

Refshaleøens Ejendomsselskab A/S
Refshalevej 151
DK-1432 Copenhagen K
Tel +45 32 54 32 21