They call it the dead of winter in February – but not in Copenhagen. The capital city of Denmark is pulling out all stops in a month-long cultural celebration meant to lure people of all ages and with all kinds of interests. From food, music, art, cinema, architecture to fashion, take your pick from more than 100 “wonder cool” events taking place in different places all over the country. This is the third year that the festival will take place from February 1 to 28 and is intended to attract visitors by bringing out the best of and uncovering the “lesser known Copenhagen.” Get your calendars and mark these exciting events and more when you visit Copenhagen next month:
Secret Saturday Walks. Take a tour of the “hidden gems” in Copenhagen – the raw and gritty, the real and rarely visited side of the city. Organized by the Danish Architecture Center, the guided tours will include areas like Nordvest, Refshaleon, Orestad and many more.
Copenhagen Cooking. Sample the always evolving Nordic cuisine in the winter editiong of the Copenhagen Cooking festival. The gastronomic adventure starts with a boat ride around the Copenhagen harbor with stops in selected restaurants that will offer special dishes showcasing the blue mussel. Aside from a month-long gustatory festival, also in the lineup of activities are culinary workshops and discussions and a special collaboration for the Copenhagen Fashion Week.
Frost and Jazz Festival. Eclectic describes the music during Wondercool Copenhagen. The Frost festival takes audiences to unusual venues such as a piano shop in Bredgade and a basement park among others. Meanwhile the winter jazz festival headlines the trio of Jakob Bro, Jon Christensen and Thomas Morgan.