Depending on your choice from the performance-menu, you can enjoy your chosen experience in the café, the garden or the intriguing basement.
In 2017 the Festival will take place August 25th to September 3rd and in 2018 August 31st to September 9th.Setting sail from Musikhuset Aarhus at pm, several thousand lanterns, six large Viking ships, almost a thousand choir singers, musicians and several thousand citizens carrying many thousands of illuminated ships, will transform Aarhus City Centre into a floating sea of people, music and epic scenarios. svensk datingside Ærø The light procession through the city will involve more than 5,000 participants from across the region, who will walk, sing and have fun, accompanied by lur players, Faroese singer Eivör, Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and other orchestras, humming, singing and playing to the sound of sea and waves.The procession will culminate in an epic show, projected as tableaus on the big buildings in the Aarhus Harbour. The opening ceremony is created by artistic director, Nigel Jamieson, one of the world’s leading creators of theatre and large-scale events.Nigel Jamieson is known for his direction of the iconic ”Tin Symphony” for the opening of The Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000, the closing ceremony of Manchester Commonwealth Games and the opening ceremony of the European Capital of Culture Liverpool 2008.
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The night of the 21st January 2017 will be filled with magical moments, with angelic sounds and songs lifted by the wind to soar above the crowds as we welcome 2017.With one of the largest community participation events ever held in Denmark, Aarhus 2017 invites the world to join us in a year full of spectacular cultural events.The city was founded on the northern shores of a fjord at a natural harbour and the primary driver of growth was for centuries seaborne trade in agricultural products.Market town privileges were granted in 1441, but growth stagnated in the 17th century as the city suffered blockades and bombardments during the Swedish Wars.Renowned traditions flourish side by side the new and unexpected.
Aarhus Festival has been an annual event since 1965, showcasing local, national and international artists.
It is located on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula, in the geographical centre of Denmark, 187 kilometres (116 mi) northwest of Copenhagen and 289 kilometres (180 mi) north of Hamburg, Germany.
The inner urban area contains 269,022 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2017 The history of Aarhus began as a fortified Viking settlement founded in the 8th century and with the first written records stemming from the bishopric seated here from at least 948.
In the weeks leading up to the opening, we will share more information on the route, spectator spots, transport and parking etc.
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