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Spotlight on Copenhagen: Week 39

This weekend brings you a mighty birthday bash, sweet treats, plentiful parties and the perfect flea market to visit after Sunday brunch. You can arty in the province or celebrate Christiania's 42 years


Christiania turns 42!
Where: Bådsmandsstræde 43, Cph
When: Thursday from 10:00
What: Christiania kicks off their birthday bash with a free breakfast at Nemoland at 10.00, followed by a day of festivities including fresh tunes, a skateboard contest at ALIS Wonderland and plenty of party vibes
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Sweet Sneak #4 with Republikken
Where: Republikken, Vesterbrogade 26 Cph V
When: Friday 9:00-18:00
What: Sweet Sneak is a pop up bakery that brings you home-baked treats made with love. Whether you’re after a hot cup of joe and a breakfast scone, need a cake break, or you want a scrumptious brownie to kick off the weekend, this adorable stall has it all.
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Crazy Friday
Where: Frøken Nielsen, Vestergade 12 Cph V
When: Friday 23:00
What: PulsEvents CPH brings you another round of Crazy Fridays with a night you will never forget! Free entry before 1am and a free drink for all Pulse guests.
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Campari by Pind
Where: Christian Andersen Gallery, Høkerboderne 7-19, Cph V;
When: Fri 17:00-20:00
What: Exhibition by Danish artist Pind
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Culture Night in Helsingør
Where: Helsingør
When: Friday
What: With Copenhagen’s own Culture night a few weeks away, why not take the chance to get out of town and warm up for what’s sure to be a debaucorious night of art and charmed in Helsingør?
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Phil America Exhibition Opening
Where: Vess showroom, Oehlenschlægersgade 36 Cph V
When: Sat 16:00-22:00
What: A solo exhibition by American photographer, writer and graffiti artist Phil America, includes a series of photographs and artifacts from Bangkok’s Chinatown, providing an in-depth look at the underworld of one of the world’s most criminal neighbourhoods that is in search of its true face.
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Ravnsborggade Market
Where: Ravnsborgade, Nørrebro
When: Sunday 10:00-16:00
What: Antiques, vintage clothing and many more goods in one of Copenhagen’s hidden neighbourhoods.
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Bar of the week

Café Retro
Where: Knabrostræde 26 Cph K
What: Café Retro is non-profit bar located in the heart of Copenhagen with live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9pm, affordable beer, delicatable nachos if you are feeling peckish and free wifi. Oh, and did we mention it is cosy? It resemebles an old grandma’s attic transformed into a candlelit oasis. We think it’s the perfect place to perch for a pint or two with pals.

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