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Cultural Events

10 May

SPATIUM - Contemporary Danish Art

19.01.2012 - 13.05.2012

The exhibition SPATIUM at the Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn takes its point of departure in the young, emerging Danish contemporary art scene and includes new site specific as well as some older works.

  • Location: Estonia

Hammershøi and Europe

04.02.2012 - 20.05.2012

The major spring exhibition at the National Gallery of Denmark presents the Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916). The exhibition takes a new approach to Hammershøi by having his art enter into a dialogue with fellow European artists of his day.

  • Location: Denmark

Asger Jorn and Triolektisk football

01.03.2012 - 31.05.2012

Fundación Athletic Bilbao and the Danish Embassy in Madrid present a documentary on Danish painter Asger Jorn and triolektic football during the conference series "Thinking Football".

  • Location: Spain

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

INDEX: Award Exhibition

01.04.2012 - 31.05.2012

INDEX: Award Exhibition in Bilbao focuses on design and design processes that provide sustainable solutions to environmental problems. The Danish non-profit organization INDEX: creates its design under the slogan 'Design to Improve Life'.

  • Location: Spain

The international day for children's literature on Hans Christian Andersen's birthday

02.04.2012 - 02.04.2013

Celebration of the International Day for children's literature on Hans Christian Andersen's birthday April 2nd. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen's travel to Spain and display of the Danish Arts Council's exhibition "An illustrated children's book."

  • Location: Spain

The visionary, Danish-based design group INDEX: exhibits the finalists for INDEX: AWARD 2011 in Luxembourg city spaces

13.04.2012 - 15.05.2012

INDEX: is a Danish-based nonprofit organisation that designs under the slogan "Design to Improve Life". INDEX: works in sync with Danish design tradition to promote and use design and design processes globally to improve the lives of people worldwide.

  • Location: Luxembourg

H.M. Queen Margrethe II’s "The Wild Swans" exhibited in Rome

14.04.2012 - 09.09.2012

  • Location: Italy

Climate exhibition “Breaking Ice” from Ilulissat

17.04.2012 - 31.05.2012

The exhibition “Breaking Ice” from the Knud Rasmussen Museum i Ilulissat has the human consequences of climate change in focus.

  • Location: Hungary

Exhibition: "A bit away from everyday life" – the visual universe of Lars H.U.G.

24.04.2012 - 16.05.2012

The exhibition "A bit away from everyday life" presents lithographs, paintings and objects and provides a unique insight into the visual universe of respected Danish musician Lars H.U.G.

  • Location: Luxembourg

"Divided and unified reality" - a new exhibition at ARTHUS Gallery by the Danish artist Lars Physant

26.04.2012 - 26.05.2012

Meet the world of diversity when the Danish visual artist Lars Physant, living in Barcelona, presents his research within the concept of “pure” painting based on realism at Arthus Gallery, Brussels. An experiment with simultaneous perception of a surface of often irregularly shaped relief structures with canvas on wood.

  • Location: Belgium

Dogma95

01.05.2012 - 30.06.2012

BOZAR and CINEMATEK are zooming in on the danish cinematic movement Dogma95. CINEMATEK presents a representative selection of Dogma95 films. A part of the focus is a master class with the danish filmproducer Peter Aalbaek Jensen on June 12th.

  • Location: Belgium

Near and Far: Landscape photographs by Per Bak Jensen

02.05.2012 - 11.05.2012

The exhibition is an informal survey of a number of Bak Jensen’s most notable large-scale landscape images of Denmark, Greenland and Northern Germany, curated by Barry Phipps, University of Cambridge.

  • Location: United Kingdom

Nordic Film Festival in Casa del Cinema in Rome

03.05.2012 - 06.06.2012

Nordic film will “invade” Rome on May 3rd to 6th when the first edition of "Nordic Film Fest" takes place.

  • Location: Italy

Historical natural resorts in Denmark and Lithuania

09.05.2012 - 11.05.2012

Denmark and Lithuania are arranging the first international conference on preserving and adapting historical green areas. The conference will create strong bonds between the two countries and share the experience and practical skills involved in helping revive and preserve historical green areas.

  • Location: Lithuania

Ida Ferdinand and Ane Vester exhibit at Aloft Hotel in Brussels

09.05.2012 - 31.08.2012

Ida Ferdinand exhibits at Aloft Hotel in Brussels from January 11th to April 27th and Ane Vester exhibits at the same hotel May 9th to August 31st.

  • Location: Belgium

European children and youth literature fair in Saarbrücken

10.05.2012 - 13.05.2012

Denmark is an honorary guest at the children's and youth literature fair in Saarbrücken on the occasion of the Danish EU Presidency. The fair will offer readings by Danish authors of novels for children and young people.

  • Location: Germany

Presentation by Ms. Tine Saaby, Town Architect of Copenhagen

10.05.2012 - 10.05.2012

  • Location: Netherlands

Danish Film Festival

10.05.2012 - 21.05.2012

  • Location: Netherlands

European Cinema Days – Babette’s Feast

10.05.2012 - 10.05.2012

During the 9th to the 19th of May the “European Cinema Days”, gives you the opportunity to experience selected European films from different European Union countries. The European Commission’s Representation in Bulgaria has initiated and organised this film festival in close cooperation with the Embassies of the EU Member States in Bulgaria. The Danish Embassy in Sofia contributes with two films.

  • Location: Bulgaria
11 May

Žemyna – Earth Goddess – an international archaeological project with the participation of the world cities of Odense and Kaunus

01.01.2012 - 30.06.2012

The archaeology club Harja from Odense Museum in Denmark is launching a 3 year project for seniors, professional archaeologists and volunteers to promote archaeological activities in both Denmark and Lithuania.

  • Location: Lithuania

SPATIUM - Contemporary Danish Art

19.01.2012 - 13.05.2012

The exhibition SPATIUM at the Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn takes its point of departure in the young, emerging Danish contemporary art scene and includes new site specific as well as some older works.

  • Location: Estonia

Hammershøi and Europe

04.02.2012 - 20.05.2012

The major spring exhibition at the National Gallery of Denmark presents the Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916). The exhibition takes a new approach to Hammershøi by having his art enter into a dialogue with fellow European artists of his day.

  • Location: Denmark

Per Kirkeby and the ’forbidden paintings’ by Kurt Schwitters at BOZAR

10.02.2012 - 20.05.2012

BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts, shows a major exhibition by the internationally acclaimed Danish artist, Per Kirkeby. Works by Per Kirkeby are displayed in conjunction with the German landscape painter Kurt Schwitters.

  • Location: Belgium

Life’s adventures versus life’s tales

15.02.2012 - 30.05.2012

Families and individuals from all generations enter a competition in Lithuanian storytelling on the topic of "Life’s adventures versus life’s tales: from H.C. Andersen up till today".

  • Location: Lithuania

Asger Jorn and Triolektisk football

01.03.2012 - 31.05.2012

Fundación Athletic Bilbao and the Danish Embassy in Madrid present a documentary on Danish painter Asger Jorn and triolektic football during the conference series "Thinking Football".

  • Location: Spain

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

Fine art in the Lithuanian Castles

31.03.2012 - 31.12.2012

Lithuanian castles in 8 different cities will present an impressive 36 exhibitions of fine art, with the final exhibition being held in Vilnius city hall. The exhibitions will embrace classic pictorial art in its traditional form, but emphasize how this form of art is still modern in its expressions and content.

  • Location: Lithuania

INDEX: Award Exhibition

01.04.2012 - 31.05.2012

INDEX: Award Exhibition in Bilbao focuses on design and design processes that provide sustainable solutions to environmental problems. The Danish non-profit organization INDEX: creates its design under the slogan 'Design to Improve Life'.

  • Location: Spain

The international day for children's literature on Hans Christian Andersen's birthday

02.04.2012 - 02.04.2013

Celebration of the International Day for children's literature on Hans Christian Andersen's birthday April 2nd. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen's travel to Spain and display of the Danish Arts Council's exhibition "An illustrated children's book."

  • Location: Spain

The visionary, Danish-based design group INDEX: exhibits the finalists for INDEX: AWARD 2011 in Luxembourg city spaces

13.04.2012 - 15.05.2012

INDEX: is a Danish-based nonprofit organisation that designs under the slogan "Design to Improve Life". INDEX: works in sync with Danish design tradition to promote and use design and design processes globally to improve the lives of people worldwide.

  • Location: Luxembourg

H.M. Queen Margrethe II’s "The Wild Swans" exhibited in Rome

14.04.2012 - 09.09.2012

  • Location: Italy

Climate exhibition “Breaking Ice” from Ilulissat

17.04.2012 - 31.05.2012

The exhibition “Breaking Ice” from the Knud Rasmussen Museum i Ilulissat has the human consequences of climate change in focus.

  • Location: Hungary

Exhibition: "A bit away from everyday life" – the visual universe of Lars H.U.G.

24.04.2012 - 16.05.2012

The exhibition "A bit away from everyday life" presents lithographs, paintings and objects and provides a unique insight into the visual universe of respected Danish musician Lars H.U.G.

  • Location: Luxembourg

Dogma95

01.05.2012 - 30.06.2012

BOZAR and CINEMATEK are zooming in on the danish cinematic movement Dogma95. CINEMATEK presents a representative selection of Dogma95 films. A part of the focus is a master class with the danish filmproducer Peter Aalbaek Jensen on June 12th.

  • Location: Belgium

Near and Far: Landscape photographs by Per Bak Jensen

02.05.2012 - 11.05.2012

The exhibition is an informal survey of a number of Bak Jensen’s most notable large-scale landscape images of Denmark, Greenland and Northern Germany, curated by Barry Phipps, University of Cambridge.

  • Location: United Kingdom

Nordic Film Festival in Casa del Cinema in Rome

03.05.2012 - 06.06.2012

Nordic film will “invade” Rome on May 3rd to 6th when the first edition of "Nordic Film Fest" takes place.

  • Location: Italy

Historical natural resorts in Denmark and Lithuania

09.05.2012 - 11.05.2012

Denmark and Lithuania are arranging the first international conference on preserving and adapting historical green areas. The conference will create strong bonds between the two countries and share the experience and practical skills involved in helping revive and preserve historical green areas.

  • Location: Lithuania

European children and youth literature fair in Saarbrücken

10.05.2012 - 13.05.2012

Denmark is an honorary guest at the children's and youth literature fair in Saarbrücken on the occasion of the Danish EU Presidency. The fair will offer readings by Danish authors of novels for children and young people.

  • Location: Germany

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