Kulturdistriktet / Timeline forside

Thriving urban district
celebrating cultural diversity


A vibrant and resilient urban community fueled by
meaningful gatherings and dynamic public meeting spaces.

Timeline 2020-2024


Find your wig, put on a hat and clown nose or come as you are. There is room for all of us at Open Parade Saturday the 14th of September.

Åben Festival 2024

Taking place 13th-15th of September this years program offers a curated string of activities from Open Opening at Denmarks oldest movie theatre to Open Long Table Dinner and Open Underground party.

Sankt Hans 2024

Join 500+ people at Sandkaj Sunday the 23rd of June and experience bonfire on open water, speeches, singing, live music and other cultural elements.

Netværk Nordhavn 2024

Business network with 25+ companies networking, doing business and participating in cultural city development.

Winter pop-ups 2023

A series of surprise performance pop-ups in public spaces all around the district .


The cultural districts own parade moving through the city celebrating togetherness, creativity and pure excitement.

Åben Festival 2023

First Open Festival with a theme; With ambition to take diversity to the next level this year had a focus on audience and accessibility.

Sankt Hans 2023

Danish midsummer tradition made special with artish bonfire, speeches, singing, live music and other cultural elements.

Københavnerpicnic 2023

Outstanding long table dinner under the open sky at recreational harbor Sandkaj with 3 local restaurants and 200 dining guests.

På Byens Vegne 2023

With theme The Inclusive City this conference was dedicated different perspectives on how to get better at creating experiential spaces that take people’s different needs into account?

Åben Festival 2022

The festival reached 30 cultural venues and public spaces, 80 organizers and more than 60 events around Østerbro and Nordhavn.

På Byens Vegne 2022

Cross disciplinary experience conference at Tunnefabrikken centered around a shared passion for culture in city development.

Åben Festival 2021

Same concept as the year before – with a great focus on learning, testing, prototyping, building and developing organization.

Åben Festival 2020

First ever “Open Festival” founded on the idea of an annually recurring cultural diversity festival all around the district.

Kulturdistriktet 2020

Kulturdistriktet was founded after a co-creation process with 30+ cultural actors in Østerbro and Nordhavn.