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Links to other festivals in Denmark

Festivals for young audiences

Horsens Teaterfestival
September
A Festival with over 30 participating children’s theatres. The festival stretches over three days. The festival is organized by Horsens Municipality, Culture & Leisure
Info: www.boerneteaterfestival.horsens.dk

Festival of Wonder - Silkeborg
Biennale - November
The Festival shows puppet and object theatre at a high level and with an eye for new developments on the international theatre.
Info: www.festivalofwonder.dk

Springfestival (Biennale)
The Festival is organized by Zebu, a Children’s theatre located in Copenhagen. The program contains approx. 20 national and international shows all played for a young audience.
Info: www.springfestival.dk

Danish+
An International showcase of Danish theatre for young audiences.
Info: www.danishplus.dk


Festivals for adult audiences

Junge Hunde
The festival shows performances from young talents.
Info: www.entrescenen.dk/jungehunde/

Copenhagen Puppet Festival
Puppet- and object theatre for an adult audience. The festival has international participation and takes place in Copenhagen.
Info: www.puppetfestival.dk

Aarhus Festuge
Since the mid-60s Aarhus Festuge has been one of Scandinavia's largest and most varied festivals. The program covers all art forms and includes both big international names and local talent.
Info: www.aarhusfestuge.dk

Metropolis - Copenhagen
June 2007 opened the Copenhagen International Theatre, a new high Biennale with the theme of Metropolis. Through performances, concerts, city tours, workshops and much more explored new spaces, new forms of art are challenged, new possibilities explored in Copenhagen in a globalized world and reality.
Info: www.kit.dk

New circus festival – Copenhagen
A festival of new circus from all over the world
Info: www.kit.dk

Waves-Vordingborg (Biennale)
Waves is an international dance and performance festival, which takes place in Vordingborg.
The festival is organised by the international performance theatre Cantabile 2.
Waves attracts a large number of companies from abroad – The festival is often based on a theme.
Info: www.cantabile2.dk

Aalborg Opera Festival
The festival seeks to develop new forms of dissemination and visibility of opera and other cultural genres that naturally interact with opera, including for example, concerts and theatre.
Info: www.aalborgoperafestival.dk


Organisations working with international theatre in Denmark

The Danish Arts Agency
The Danish Arts Agency is an administrative unit under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Culture. Among other things, the agency acts as secretariat for the Danish Arts Foundation and the Danish Arts Council and administers international cultural exchange in the visual arts, literature, music, and theatre as well as the presentation of Denmark as a cultural nation.
Info: www.kunst.dk

KIT
Copenhagen International Theatre are organizing festivals, guest performances and international theatre activities mainly in Copenhagen
Info: www.kit.dk

ASSITEJ Denmark
ASSITEJ Denmark is the Danish Centre of the international organisation of Theatre for Children and Young People ASSITEJ (Association Internationale du Theatre pour l'Enfance et la Jeunesse), affiliated to UNESCO.
Info: www.assitej.dk


And International Festivals...

In 2012 more than 60 theatre festivals for young audiences are scheduled around the world.
Find more info at ASSITEJ’s International site.