Thomas Dambo's troll Kaptajn Nalle

10 things to look forward to in 2021


While many projects have stalled this year, Denmark has not been holding back on a range of exciting openings, news and celebrations to look forward to in 2021. 

Cherry blossoms in Aarhus

New Fair Festival for sustainability

A new sustainability focused festival is to be launched from 19-21 March 2021. Located in Denmark’s second-largest city, Aarhus the Fair Festival will focus on how to make more sustainable choices. Visitors will be able to meet companies work directly towards a more sustainable future as well as shop with a clear conscience for a variety of sustainable products from clothes to home accessories as well as tasty food and produce.

Copenhagen Islands, Denmark

Copenhagen Islands

Copenhagen’s urban waterways are noted for their clean, clear waters. In 2018, a prototype island called ‘CPH-Ø1’ was launched as the start of a larger project called Copenhagen Islands. The project introduced a new urban space to the city’s harbor called a “parkipelago” of floating islands. In the 2021 spring, new islands will be added. 

Hot dog stand on a beach in Denmark

100 year anniversary of the hotdog stand

Denmark’s first type of fast-food is celebrating 100 years. The Danish hotdog is still considered a bit of a national dish and is known for its topping consisting of fried and raw onions, thinly sliced pickles and three kinds of sauces (ketchup, mustard and remoulade). Try an organic hotdog at Den Økologiske Pølesmand or one with a Scandinavian twist at Nordic Hotdog.