Aal around Aalborg: street theater festival, electronic music, outdoors opera, music on a boat, and Aalborg Urban Art Festival

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Here is a brief list of the main events starting today in Aalborg. Again, lots of free stuff happening, most of it centering on music and art of all kinds…Have a good weekend! The Events Calendar has been updated.

streetfestivalInternational Street Theater Festival in Aalborg, 14-15 August. This event takes place throughout Denmark but Aalborg’s days are today and tomorrow. Times: from 11:00 today until 16:15 in various locations and from 12:00 to 17:00 tomorrow only at Tejlgårdsplads. Here is the more detailed schedule, as well as info (see drop down menu at the top) on the performing groups. They come from different countries, so this is an event not to be missed! Free of charge.

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Harbour:Candy electronic music event in Aalborg at the harbor (Toldboldplads 1) from 12:00 to midnight today, Friday, 14 August. Click here or here for more info. Hosted by Blue Machines. Free of charge.

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The Groovebox crew with the support of Aalborg Student Radio and space boat Om:form invites you to an extraordinary full day summer event! Come join us from 16:00 today, Friday, 14 August until 2:00 tomorrow morning on the boat. Find out more here. Free of charge.

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opera-i-det-friCome and experience the highlights from famous operas and the upcoming season, when we welcome you to join our FREE Opera event in the open at Musikkens Hus tomorrow, Saturday, 15 August starting at 18:00. Pack a picnic basket for a night out in the open (or buy one on site! not sure how far ahead you have to order…) when the Royal Opera takes off in the Danish summer with soloists from the Royal Theatre ensemble. Bring your own chair or rent one on site for 20 kr. Nykredit is the main sponsor of the events. Find out more here and here. Free of charge.

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aalborg urban artChill in the Park & JWC Agency present Aalborg URBAN ART Festival from Tuesday, 18 August to Saturday, 22 August, Aalborg’s very own arts festival with a focus on urban art and other forms of urban expression. The festival consists of five days with live graffiti, street art, music, parties, exhibitions, lectures, artist talks, film screenings, Chill in the Park, urban sports, workshops and much more. We have a great line up ready for you so check out the program and pick your favorites! The overall festival is free to attend; however, some of the individual events, workshops, etc. will charge an entrance fee. It is also possible to buy the support bracelet that gives discounts at bars, reduced entry fees, money off when you buy spray paint, etc.The support bracelet can be bought here. Here is a link to the festival’s FB page, where you can find info on the individual events.

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