Posts tagged Copenhagen
Posts tagged Copenhagen
If you love music as much as we do, then you shouldn’t miss the Tivoli Fredagsrock. From 13th of April on, the Tivoli park in Copenhagen is having a concert each Friday night featuring many famous Danish and international singers/bands like “The Storm”, “The Cardigans” and “Medina”, playing everything from Reggae to Pop and Dance. It’s a great way to discover new music and enjoy the Nordic spring/summer. The best thing is: it’s cheap! You only pay the normal entrance for the park: 95 DKK for a day ticket (before 8pm) or 260 DKK for a season ticket. As the Fredagrock concerts are always very popular, make sure to be there in time. We recommend you to spend a nice day at Tivoli and then enjoy the concert in the evening, warm ups start around 19h and the concerts at 22h. Got to Tivoli Fredagsrock to find more information and Spotify playlists. Enjoy!
(Image Tivoli Fredagsrock)
Although the name sounds strange to you, it is an official word and stands for the name of a small city in Denmark, approximately 40 minutes away from Copenhagen Central Station. What can you do in HUMLEBÆK? Those of you who are interested in design, art, architecture and creative things can now keep on reading, because HUMLEBÆK has one of the most famous Museums of Modern Art in Denmark/Sweden, called Louisiana with an extensive amount of modern and contemporary art. It is also known for its architectural exhibitions, inside and outside the museum. The remarkable fact is that the museum is directly located at the coast line with a great view across the Øresund. The museum’s permanent collection includes more than 3000 works and is one of the largest in Scandinavia. It shows works from artists, including Picasso, Giacometti, Dubuffet, Yves Klein, Andy Warhol, Rauschenberg, Henry Moore, Louise Bourgeois, Philip Guston, Morris Louis, Jorn, Baselitz, Polke, Kiefer, and Per Kirkeby. Every year there are 4-6 exhibitions. If you are interested in it you can meet some friends and make a day trip to the museum. Since, it is in Denmark it takes a while reaching the area. However, it is possible to take a special route, which is filled with many attractions on the way. You can start in Lund and take the train to Helsingborg. From there you ca buy a special ticket, which includes the trip with the ferry from Helsingborg to Helsingør (Denmark) and then another train down to HUMLEBÆK and the entrance to the museum. (Tourist friendly we would say). Another option is the ‘Öresund Rundt’ ticket which includes the same things, but another condition is that you cross the “border” 2 times. So you either go the way we just explained and after you saw the museum you go further down to Copenhagen and take the bridge to cross the border or you do it the other way around and start with the bridge and go up to HUMLEBÆK and take the ferry afterwards again back to Sweden. Therefore, we suggest that you make it a day trip when it is nice weather, so you can stop in between and walk around. Tip: When you go by ferry you can see Hamlet’s Castle (Shakespeare) on the way to Helsingør.
Admission DKK 95
Students with student ID DKK 85
Tuesday – Friday 11-22
Saturday and Sunday 11-18
Public Holidays 11-18
One of the many advantages of living in Lund is the proximity of Copenhagen and Malmö airport. From here, you can go basically anywhere in Europe for a very affordable price. Here are our favorite destinations:
Amsterdam: Amsterdam is the beautiful capital of the Netherlands and famous for its Grachten, coffee shops and red light district. Like Lund, it is a bicycle city with lots of atmosphere. Get there: with various airlines daily from Copenhagen, from SEK 900 return
Barcelona: Barcelona is one of Spain’s most exciting cities, located directly at the Mediterranean Sea. Must sees are La Rambla, Sagrada Familia and Park Güell. Get there: with Ryanair 3x a week from Malmö, starting end of March, from SEK 900 return or with various airlines daily from Copenhagen, from SEK 1,300 return
Dublin: If you have never been to the Green Island, make sure you go! Experience Dublin for a few days and see Trinity College, Temple Bar and St. Stephen’s Green. Also visit the surrounding sights to experience the “real Ireland”, e.g. Howth, Wicklow Mountains and Malahide Castle. Get there: with various airlines from Copenhagen, from SEK 1,000 return
Edinburgh: Visit the “birth place” of Harry Potter and feel like living in Hogwarts! Places to go are Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile and Arthur’s Seat. Get there: with with KLM 3x a week from Copenhagen, from SEK 1.400 return (Ryanair connection from Malmö to come)
London: London is without a doubt one of the most amazing cities in Europe. There are many must do’s, for example Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square… we can’t name them all. Get there: with Ryanair daily from Malmö, from SEK 250 return or with various airlines daily from Copenhagen from SEK 600 return
Mallorca: If the Swedish weather gets you down, make a short trip to Mallorca and relax under the Spanish sun. Contrary to general prejudices, Mallorca does have beautiful beaches and landscape (outside Palma). Get there: with Ryanair 2x a week from Malmö , stating beginning of May, from SEK 1,500 return or with various airlines daily from Copenhagen, from SEK 2,000 return
We proudly announce an up-coming event for next weekend. INTU organizes a trip to Copenhagen next week. Ever wanted to visit the legendary town of Christiania? INTU offers you the opportunity to get a unique (and safe) experience with local tour guides showing you the highlights of Christiania.
After visiting Christiania you will go to central Copenhagen to get the buzz of citylife. The evening will commence at a typical Danish pub after which you be able to find out what the city has to offer. We will provide train tickets home so that you can stay as late/early as you like!
Included in the trip: Bus to Denmark, activities and tour, train ticket home (that is valid until 12:00 the next day).
Tickets released 31/1 at Skånis (the yellow house next to EC) for 200kr.
Skånis opening hours 11-14
There are still tickets left, so you GET ONE NOW! It’s worth it.
Check out the Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/283657985025406/
To give you an impression what Copenhagen turns out to be in summer. Check out our guest blog from Jonas from Copenhagen Business School.
Distortion – 5 days of true Copenhagen Partying
If you’re thinking about going to Copenhagen, but you can’t pick out the right date, you shall seek no further: On the area of your calendar between 30 May – 3 June 2012, you should write “Copenhagen!” with a big, fat marker! Why? Because this is the time where the streets of Copenhagen are taken over by Distortion! A 5-day mobile party celebrating our lovely city and its different neighborhoods: Every day, the party moves to a different area of the city and if it’s your first time in Copenhagen it’s a great way of sightseeing and partying at the very same time! In the afternoon, the party is in the streets of the “neighborhood of the day”, and at night there are all kinds of different parties in clubs and so on. But really: The real party is out in the streets! Drinking beer in the nice weather, dancing to home-made sound systems on wheels, and on one occasion on an improvised dance floor on top of a bus have been some of the great things that make me love Distortion and go there again this year…. and next year… and the year after that… and the year after that…
So you see that Copenhagen has quite a few things to offer, but this is still not everything. Explore it by yourself, for example, next weekend together with fellow students and tour guides.