Happenings in Cph, May 2019: Elton John says his Farewell and Copenhagen Marathon celebrates 40 yrs


Salsa Libre & Festival 2019 | DR Koncerthuset 3 to 5 May  


The goal of Copenhagen Salsa Festival is to create a festival with room for everyone! There will be more than 50 dance workshops in Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Bachata, Boogaloo & Kizomba, world class shows and performances by some of the best artists in the world as well as four social dancing parties and social dancing with a selection of Danish and International DJs.  




Mord i Symfonien | DR Koncerthuset 3 to 4 May  


The DR Symphony Orchestra and the Filmselskabet on DRK invite to a murderous soundtrack concert including crime characters, thriller and drama on 3 and 4 May. The concert hall is filled with the sound of murder from films and series. The DR Symphony Orchestra screws up the drama and excitement as the blood flows in the Concert Hall. Listen to music from iconic films such as Seven, The Godfather, The DaVinci Code, Silence of the Lambs and gripping series like Twin Peaks, True, Bridge and Fargo. Music by Hans Zimmer, Bernard Herrmann, Nino Rota, Leonard Cohen, Bach, Angelo Bardalamenti and many more. 




Sydbank Pokalen Finale: Brøndby IF vs. FC Midtjylland | Telia Parken 17 May


The draw has now been made for this year's Finale of the Sydbank Pokalen, and it was so that the match will go between Brøndby IF vs. FC Midtjylland. This year's cup final is played on 17 May with kick-off at 5:00 pm and the doors open at 3:00 pm. 




Mumford & Sons: Delta Tour | Royal Arena 17 May


Mumford & Sons will bring their Delta world tour to Royal Arena and Copenhagen on 17 May - a ground-breaking show that's sold over 800.000 tickets world-wide to 60 dates. 




Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road | Royal Arena 18 May


Elton John plays in the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on Saturday 18 May as part of his epic three year long and final "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour. It will be the superstar's last tour ever, and thus the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture's most enduring performers. Elton's new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of unparalleled hits. 




Copenhagen Marathon | 19 May


On Sunday the 19 May 2019, Copenhagen will be indulging in the celebration of the 40th anniversary of Telenor CPH Marathon - a tribute to the unpredictable marathon achievement.  

It will be a spectacular display of unforgettable moments and highlights, as you travel through 40 years of marathon history. The celebration will feature events, entertainment, and activities for the whole family to take part in, regardless of age. Starting and finishing at the breath-taking harbour front of Islands Brygge, you will take in the very best of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg on an extremely flat, scenic, and spectator-friendly round course. That is why the Telenor Copenhagen Marathon is ideal both for first-time and more experienced runners.




Gods Of Rap: Wu-Tang Clan+Public Enemy+De La Soul+DJ Premier | Royal Arena 21 May


Three divine rap groups are uniting for one night when God of Rap reaches Copenhagen and Royal Arena on 21 May. Three of the very greatest groups in hiphop history; Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy och De La Soul have all delivered music, which changed the history of hiphop. On their own, the legendary groups have performed on the biggest music scenes around the world, so together they create an almost God-like line-up. The three super groups have joined together to celebrate the miletones in the Golden Age of hipop. 




Ølfestival | Lokomotivværkstedet 23 to 25 May  


Beer festival for 2019 is the Danish beer-lovers' 25th festival for the good, Danish and foreign beer. Danish Beer enthusiasts have held a beer festival in Copenhagen since 2001. 

Come and taste new, innovative beers, hear about the wonderful world of the beer and get an extraordinary beer experience. At the Beer Festival you will find a large selection of beers, where creativity and imagination are expressed. We expect up to 1,500 different beers from approximately 200 breweries and importers from Denmark and the big abroad. 







The Danes are the People of Cycling for one reason, the whole city is equipped with bicycle lanes that make bicycles the best means of transport. Copenhagen is best experienced by bike. Rent bikes with us and experience all the sights; i.e. Lille Havsfrue, Amalienborg, Nyhavn, Rundetaarn... and all of Copenhagen on two wheels!   

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