What better way to conquer winter than with a big film festival? Every year, CPH:DOX fills Copenhagen’s cinemas with documentary films from all over the world, from world-renowned directors to rising talents. The festival’s program is packed with concerts, art exhibitions and many other events that will surely make for a busy month. And don't worry, all films are screened or subtitled in English.
Restaurant Brace is a modern fusion between Nordic and Italian cuisine. Behind the pans is Michelin-chef Nicola Fanetti that will take you through 12 courses of pure delight. Though the kitchen says high-class, the restaurant has a low key atmosphere with dim lights and soft jazz to accompany your dinner. Their creative dishes with Italian classics and Nordic ingredients are surely worth a visit.
Want to know how the obsession with cherry trees started? The National Gallery of Denmark (SMK) is showcasing a major exhibition on Japan’s big impact on Nordic art. Go see the beautiful combinations of Nordic art and Japanese aesthetics at SMK’s exhibition, Japanomania in the North.
All of your foodie fantasies will come true at Copenhagen’s new food court, WestMarket. You can shop fresh groceries for your home cooked dinner or hit one of the street food stands for a quick meal. There’s also a cool gin bar, if you want to hang out with a drink after work or get a lecture from the enthusiastic gin experts.
Pick up a board game, grab a cup of tea and get comfy in a chair covered in fluffy blankets. I promise you’ll feel right at home at Verdenshjørnet, Copenhagen’s new cultural meeting place for locals, entrepreneurs and everyone that just wants to check out an awesome tipi bar. If you get hungry, just step outside and take your pick at one of the food trucks surrounding the cozy cave.
Title: Communications Intern
Loves: To draw, installation art, architecture, festivals and travelling
Favourite breakfast: Grannys House
Favourite museum: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Favourite spot: The Meatpacking District
Favourite event: Søndagsvenner
Favourite restaurant: Copenhagen Street Food