7. August 2016 at the Danish Pavilion

The Danish Pavilion is open daily from 11am-10pm. Admission is free.

11am-10pm: Heart of Denmark Exhibtion
Get to know Denmark by visiting the entertaining ‘Heart of Denmark’ exhibition. Share ideas on the artistic ‘Happy Wall’ outside the Pavilion and check out the cool Danish bicycles on display whilst charging you phone on our smartbikes! Open to the public. 

12pm-8pm: World's largest LEGO bicycle - building it brick by brick
LEGO® originates from Denmark and the bricks are a vital part of every Dane’s childhood. The name is an abbreviation of the Danish words for play and well - “LEG” and “GODT” - and has become one of the strongest toy brands in the world by taking children’s play seriously as learning and innovation.There will be plenty of building fun at this event, when Brazilian AFOLs (Adult Fans of LEGO) will attempt to build the world’s largest green bicycle from LEGO bricks. You will also get a chance to get your hands on the colourful bricks and test your LEGO-building skills by helping out with the creation of colourful miniature LEGO bikes.

5pm-7pm: DJ session with resident DJs: Nerd Sweat/ KLO/Multiplayer
During the first week the resident DJ is actually a trio, and to make it even more difficult, this trio has three artistic identities. They all have in common that they manage to combine being experimental and accessible at the same time.

NERD SWEAT (a.k.a. Søren Andreasen) squeezes untamed lo.fi sounds out of outdated toys, into smashing beats ­ always with a great amount of improvisation. Constantly punishing machines to make them do exotic moods and rhythms with hints of nordic melancholy. 

KLO - KOPENHAGEN LAPTOP ORCHESTRA (A.k.a. Lasse Munk) is an electronic one man band, an exploration of how to use the computer as musical instrument to perform improvised electronic music. It’s a game of controlled randomness. Little homemade software­machines are enslaved to create abstract sonic textures; tickle the listener's basilar membrane, while surfing waves of captivating beats and melodies.

MULTIPLAYER (A.k.a. Munk+Andreasen+Rasmus Kjærbo) is a collaboration format based on homemade software, where electronic music meets the format of jazz improvisation. Bass, beats and melodies are entangled, man meets machine while the performers open up to outside participation. The duo will invite local Brazilian musicians to participate in this improvisational meeting between new technology and traditional Brazilian music. 

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Every day at the pavilion:

Daily Challenge
Take part in the daily challenge which will be announced on the Heart of Denmark Facebook event.

Happy Wall
Created by Danish artist and designer Thomas Dambo, the happy wall is an installation consisting of hundreds of wooden blocks on spinners in various colours. By flipping the blocks into different patterns, you can create your own statement and really express yourself on a large scale. 

Together Wall
You will pass the interactive Together Wall just before you exit the pavilion. The wall highlights the 7 themes of the pavilion (live togethercommute togethereat togetherplay togetherinnovate togetherdesign together and recycle together) along with UN’s 17 Sustainable Goals for 2020. Try the Together Wheel, take a selfie by the ‘Together we will-grid’, and finish the ‘Together we will…’ sentence with your own suggestion using @togetherwewill #heartofdenmark #GlobalGoals 

Interactive Postcard
Send a postcard from Denmark - on Ipanema. When you Stand in front of the interactive screen, it will trace your face and place you in a classic Danish scenery. Afterwards, feel free to share your postcard on social media using the Danish Pavilion’s official hashtag, #heartofdenmark, or send to friends and family.

A virtual tour of Denmark
In Denmark, cycling is a way of life. So do like the Danes and discover open nature and bikeable cities by pedal power when you pass the grass covered cargo bike. Inspired by the H.C Andersen fairy tale, “The Flying Trunk”, the cargo-bike will be carrying red suitcases for you to jump in to and discover the Danish way of life on a virtual-reality tour.