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Roskilde Festival 2021 will not happen either. If you want to support us during a difficult time, you can buy a specially designed support wristband – made in collaboration with Wood Wood.
We can't conduct a Roskilde Festival in 2021. Read more about what this summer's prohibitions on large gatherings means for Roskilde Festival.
Finally, we received an official statement about this summer’s restrictions. As expected, we can’t conduct a Roskilde Festival this summer. Let us meet again in 2022.
At Ofelia Plads by the Royal Danish Playhouse in central Copenhagen, you can attend a four-day mini festival full of art, music, dance, talks and more. Four day events – under the titles Time to Activate, Time to Listen, Time to Space Out and Time to Celebrate – take place from 17 to 20 May. They are created by Roskilde Festival and the Royal Danish Theatre.
Our belief in being able to conduct a Roskilde Festival this summer is crumbling. We need a straight answer from the authorities now.
The museum Ragnarock in Roskilde has made a brand-new exhibition dedicated to Roskilde Festival. It is open from 21 April 2021.
Vi har spurgt jer, om I stadig er klar til at tage på festival, og om der er noget, der bekymrer jer. I har bestemt ikke afskrevet muligheden for at tage del i de store fællesskaber til sommer, og I vil gerne bidrage til, at vi sammen kan skabe en sikker festival. Det viser de foreløbige resultater af undersøgelsen.
2020 blev ikke et fejringsår. Det blev et svært og anderledes år. Men det blev også et år, hvor det blev tydeligt for os, hvad Roskilde Festival er, og hvad der skal bringe festivalen og fællesskabet omkring den videre, skriver Signe Lopdrup, administrerende direktør for Roskilde Festival, i dette essay.
Den stod på masser af debat om, hvordan Foreningen Roskilde Festival bør styrkes, valg til bestyrelsen, status på hårdt corona-år og farvel til formand Lars Frelle-Petersen på mandagens maraton-generalforsamling.
On Monday evening, we had our annual general meeting at Roskilde Festival Charity Society. The financial result was a profit of DKK 8.1 million (approx. EUR 1,087,248).
Together with psychologists from the University of Copenhagen, we want to examine how you think and feel about the upcoming Roskilde Festival. This is essential in relation to the possibility of conducting a festival during a pandemic.
"Thank you for living out the dream"
Freemuse’s annual report looks into violations of artistic freedom all over the world. Roskilde Festival has donated money to make such a report possible.
Foreningen Roskilde Festivals formand, Lars Frelle-Petersen, deler bestyrelsens planer for at opnå den støtte, der er nødvendig for at bringe festivalfællesskabet ind i fremtiden. Ligesom med alt andet på Roskilde Festival starter det med engagement fra festivalens frivillige.
The band has cancelled its full tour and will therefore not come to Denmark.
Bestyrelsesmedlemmer Olav Hesseldahl og Mie Levi Fenger deler deres visioner for, hvordan foreningen – og dermed begivenheden Roskilde Festival – forbliver relevant i en ny virkelighed.
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.