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We’ve had some extraordinary collaborators over the years. From world-renowned events to spontaneous gatherings on the fringes of subcultures, they’ve all helped to shape the island we experience today.
Since 2010 Copenhell has reigned as one of Denmark’s vanguard open-air heavy metal festivals, each year rousing Refshaleøen for three days with the likes of Slipknot, Black Sabbath, Slayer and Marilyn Manson.
One of the biggest concerts ever held at Refshaleøen, Barbados-born pop icon Rihanna performed in 2016 for a crowd 25,000 devoted fans during her Anti World Tour.
A festival for the senses merging experiments in art, music, food and beer, orchestrated by alt-rock legends The National along with Noma co-founder Claus Meyer and Copenhagen’s omnipresent beer-authority, Mikkeller.
In 2014 Refshaleøen was transformed into Eurovision Island, with 200 million viewers from around the world tuning into the famed contest broadcasted from our monolithic B&W halls.
MoveCopenhagen is a community-driven festival celebrating the diversity of movement—from yoga and dance to parkour and slackline.
FOOD & DRINKS
Initiated by the founders of Noma, MAD is a worldwide community of chefs, food entrepreneurs and enthusiasts exploring the coexistence of food with our most pressing global challenges every year on Refshaleøen.
Ekko by Vertigo
By reviving lights from the old B&W shipyard, Vertigo paid homage to the island’s rich history with their spectacular art piece exhibited at Copenhagen Light Festival.
An annual celebration of Copenhagen’s endless creativity, Distortion spills from a mid-week street party to the plains of Refshaleøen for a weekend festival mixing art, electronic music and all-out madness.
Hailed as ‘the best way to spend your Sunday’, Søndagsvenner (Friends of Sunday) threw several intimate and DIY-spirited events uniting music with art, food, sports, and games.
We’re always interested in cultural projects and ideas that inspire us.
Contact Claudia if you have an idea or want to know more.