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Copenhagen this season

SMK PRESENTS SONJA FERLOV MANTOBA: FEBRUARY 9 - MAY 5
National Gallery of Denmark presents Danish modernist Sonja Ferlov Mantoba. She was uncompromising, intensely self-critical and lived most of her life in poverty, but her message of community continues to inspire today. This spring’s major exhibition at SMK,  Sonja Ferlov Mancoba, focuses on one of the most important Danish artists of the modern age.

COPENHAGEN'S INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: MARCH 20 – 31
The festival is one of the largest in the world and aims to present a programme that ranges from the works of major international directors to new talent, from large-scale theatrical releases to films and formats that do not reach cinema and TV screens.
The programme goes beyond traditional boundaries between disciplines and media, offering perspectives on creative crossovers between cinema, television and media art.

COPENHAGEN ARCHITECURE FESTIVAL: APRIL 4 - 14
Copenhagen Architecture Festival aims to rethink the representation of architecture, highlighting its qualities and diversity and creating discussion. As a visitor, you can enjoy and participate in film screenings, talks, walks, debates, master classes, workshops, conferences and major international exhibitions. Every year, the festival centers around a specific theme, and this year's theme is Changing Ideals.

THE RUINS UNDER CHRISTIANSBORG PALACE
Christiansborg Palace is built on the ruins of an 800-year-old castle, which is open to the public. Visit the two ruins, that each tell an important part of Danish history. The oldest and biggest ruin is the curtain wall from Bishop Absalon’s 12th century castle and was used to protect the castle from pirates. The other ruin is the old fabled Blåtårn, Blue Tower, the biggest tower at Copenhagen Castle. The most famous prisoner was Christian IV’s favourite daughter, Leonora Christina. She was locked up in the tower for almost 22 years.