Below you find news stories written by Roskilde Festival. For audio please visit our podcast page, alas in Danish only.
The band has cancelled its full tour and will therefore not come to Denmark.
Roskilde Festival Charity Society is currently facing one of the most important tasks ever – bringing both the festival and the community behind it through the corona crisis. Board members Olav Hesseldahl and Mie Levi Fenger share their visions for how the society – including the event Roskilde Festival – can remain relevant in a new reality.
Relive an unforgettable year in our annual report for the year 2020
In our competition you have to create a stage for the concerts in our ’Sounds Like Roskilde’ app. Here is a folding guide for making the Orange Stage.
We have teamed up with the Tuborg Foundation to push for a greener development and influence the pro-climate behaviour in us all. Soon, 200 entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to test and develop green solutions among the festival-goers.
8 upcoming acts from the cancelled 2020 festival play mini concerts with AR technology. You're invited to set the stage. All stage creators are part of a competition for a hotel stay at Hotel Arthur in Copenhagen including a very special concert experience.
"Sounds Like Roskilde" comprises of music by 38 artists, put on four orange-coloured vinyl records. The profits go directly to the artists.
The 33-year-old rapper straight out of Compton takes his place among the headliners in the lineup for Roskilde Festival number 50 in 2021.
From 20 December, the 8-metre tall and 15-metre long artwork 'Understanding' will light up the winter darkness in central Copenhagen. The artwork is put up by Roskilde Festival and calls for hope and understanding in a time that is difficult for many.
We have spent the autumn looking into responsible ways to reopen cultural events in 2021. In order to move forward, the Danish organisers now need close cooperation with the Danish health authorities.
29 music acts and 12 artists from the art and activism programme have been added to the poster for Roskilde Festival in 2021.
A new project strives to engage young people in human rights. Knowledge is key. The partners are Amnesty International, The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Mino Danmark, The Danish Youth Council, Ungdomsbureauet and Roskilde Festival.
While we’re waiting for the next Roskilde Festival to happen, the festival's five-decades-old history is told in a brand-new book, "The Last Dreamers".
A successful educational programme for young refugees has become an e-book for everyone with interest in preparing the ground for entrepreneurship.
Because of COVID-19, Roskilde Festival Charity Society had to postpone its annual general assembly from April to October. On Thursday 8 October, the financial result of the 2019 festival was finally presented. The festival generated a profit of EUR 2.44 million (DKK 18.2 million) which has been donated to charitable initiatives benefiting children and young people. Traders and service associations made a profit of EUR 4.23 million (DKK 31.5 million).
We are now looking towards 2021. But what kind of future can we expect when it comes to meeting up at Roskilde Festival?
Forever Young: That’s the headline for this years historical Golden Days Festival. In one symposium the focal point was how generations see each other and whether we understand each other or not.
Claudia Comte’s large-scale art work ME WE lights up the developing recreational area.
We are in awe that so many from so many contributors took ‘Roskilde Festival – do it yourself’ to their hearts and made their own events. Through sales of donation tickets more than DKK 500.000 for our donation work were collected.
The summer of 2020 will not be without new musical experiences from Roskilde Festival even though the event will not take place this week. This Friday and Saturday, the festival releases two unique mini concerts, recorded using AR technology for a new concert format. This is part of the fundraising event 'Roskilde Festival – do it yourself'.
Roskilde Festival 2020 is cancelled. And yet… This year we invite you to pick up the pieces and reactivate this year’s festival.