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Roskilde Festival

The Roskilde Festival is one of the largest music happenings in Europe and offers one-of-a-kind of live experience.

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Islands Brygge

Islands Brygge is a waterfront stretch in the south district Amager Vest in central Copenhagen, Denmark. The area has undergone since the start of the millennium a massive modernisation process and is noted nowadays as one of the most popular city parts.

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#amager  #amager vest  #copenhagen  #copenhagen s  #denmark  #islands brygge  #københavn  #københavn s  #nordic culture  #public places

Bornholm where wonders take place

Bornholm is a Danish island located in the middle of the Baltic Sea. Once a year the Wonderfestiwall invites to a music festival in a picturesque landscape.

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Helsinki Festival

Helsinki Festival is an admirable multi-arts festival in the Nordic countries. The event takes place all across the city of Helsinki and broadens the cultural fabric in theatre, circus, dance, music, visual arts amongst other forms of creativity.

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Experience Aarhus

Aarhus is the biggest town on the Danish mainland Jutland. Aarhus prides itself for many cultural events, museums, theatres and restaurants. ARoS is the art museum of Aarhus and the most visited institution in this city.

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M/S Museet for Søfart

Exploring world class architecture and exhibitions in the new M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark.

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World Village Festival

World Village Festival brings cultures together from all over the world to meet in the centre of Helsinki. The event is among the biggest festivals in Northern Europe, and offers world views, as well as music, circus, dance, theatre, art and food.

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Malmö is one of the oldest Swedish cities and commercial and cultural centre of Scania. Malmö is transforming continuously through modern architectural developments that blend throughout the many historic sites of the city.

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Concert photography from gigs at various events in Northern Europe.

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Visiting Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna (Sveaborg) is a sparsely inhabited group of islands within the city of Helsinki. Only accessible by water Suomenlinna is a significant cultural and natural place listed as UNESCO world heritage site.

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Along Finland's coast line archipelagos stretch as far the eye can see. Archipelagos are rock islands and each one is different. Going to such an island is more than an adventure and a unique experience to explore nature, and a way to a simpler life.

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#archipelagos  #culture  #finland

Roskilde Festival Graffiti

Each year over hundred of international and Danish volunteer graffiti artists come together to create one kilometer of world class graffiti and other art engaging venues for the festivalgoers at Roskilde Festival.

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Strøm - Electronic Music Festival

Strøm Festival is an electronic music event held annually at memorable venues in the city of Copenhagen.

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Søndagsvenner (Friends of Sundays) is an event where the audience is participant rather than spectator. The event take place on Sundays only during summertime at Refshale island, an former industrial site in the harbor of Copenhagen.

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Located in northern Europe the capital of Finland, Helsinki offers many attractions and cultural highlights in every season of the year.

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Oslo Open

Oslo Open gives the possibility to explore contemporary art in the artists ateliers. We introduce to a few selected artists we have met in their studios to see their works.

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Funky Elephant

Funky Elephant is a non-profit organisation founded in 1995 supporting arts, diversity, tolerance and black rhythm to the Finnish audience.

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Play31 / A peace-building organisation

Play31 brings people together at cultural festivals numerous times a year. Abroad Play31 also facilitate workshops on human rights, conflict resolution and trauma-healing to increase the quality of life for children in conflicted areas around the world.

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Click Festival

The Click Festival is a new media and contemporary culture event held annually in the Culture Yard opposite of the Kronborg castle in Elsinore, Denmark.

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#art  #click  #clickfestival  #concerts  #contemporary  #culture  #denmark  #design  #elsinore  #helsingor  #interaction  #kulturværftet  #music  #newmedia  #nordic  #sunset  #valotv  #workshops


The Viking exhibition at the National Museum of Denmark was one the biggest cultural events in recent years. It took place inside and outside the museum introducing to Viking craftsmanship, warfare and way of living.

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Pixelache Festival

Pixelache Festival is one of the earliest electronic and experimental art and culture festivals in Europe. The 2017 edition titled Local & Decentralised took place in Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland.

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#art  #culture  #exhibitions  #experimental  #festival  #finland  #grassroot  #helsinki  #media and technology  #performances  #platform  #research  #seminars  #social sciences  #transdisciplinary  #workshops