Published on : Sunday, January 26, 2014.Get readyCopenhagen will soon be turned into a melting pot of different activities within culture, music, gastronomy, art, design and architectural events.
The occasion is Copenhagen’s culture month Wondercool, which in February takes place for the fourth time.
Copenhagen Cooking, one of the biggest food festivals in Northern Europe is part of Wondercool. One highlight from the food festival Taste of Emotions mixes culinary artistry with video art in an experimental dining event in Nikolaj kunsthal (Copenhagen’s third oldest church). Expect video art that will provoke and expand your culinary experience. Another highlight is Gastro Cruise. Every Saturday throughout February, you can join a cruise in the canal tour boats in Copenhagen harbor. The boat will drop you off at six different restaurants (e.g. Søren K and Lumskebugten) to taste signature dishes with mussels. These are only two of sixty cooking events that will take place in February
See also full programme for Copenhagen Cooking on Copenhagen Cooking’s iPhone app.
Edgy concerts and vibrant winter jazz
Two well-established music festivals FROST and Copenhagen’s winter jazz festival, also part of Wondercool, will turn the city into a true Eldorado for music lovers. FROST presents a wide range of high quality acts in unusual venues. FROST invites you inside Danish King Christian IV’s Brewery – one of the most beautiful buildings in Copenhagen – located right at the waterfront for the world premiere of the Danish trio The Mountains. At the same time, Winter Jazz Festival will offer Danish and international jazz concerts from both upcoming and established jazz musicians. One of the best emerging jazz musicians from USA is the vibraphonist Warren Wolf who will perform at Montmartre from February 13 to 15th. In total, the Winter jazz festival will offer more than 300 concerts at 50 venues in Copenhagen.
Mix of design, scenography and gastronomy
Wondercool is also presenting a bunch of cross-cultural events. In Designmuseum Danmark You can enjoy a mix of design, scenography and gastronomy set by the Danish textile designer Margrethe Odgaard who will create a dining experience in the museum. Designmuseum Danmark is a leading Nordic design exhibition center with Danish and international design.
In other words, winter season is no obstacle for life and play. Copenhagen will be host to more than 200 cultural events placed on worth seeing and unusual venues across the city in February.