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Copenhagen Photo Festival 2017

Festivals | 01 June 2017 - 11 June 2017

Copenhagen Photo Festival is an annual event that takes place in June – in 2017 it will be from the 1-11th of June. For eleven days, photography is put on the agenda with exhibitions, workshops, seminars, photo tours, portfolio reviews and more. The festival co-operates with galleries, museums and cultural institutions around Copenhagen and southern Sweden and have exhibitions in public spaces including all metro trains and City Fence. The festival center is called Photo City, which will be an old, beautiful transformer station in Østerbro. Photo City provides the setting for 5-10 exhibitions, and Photo Stage is the stage for artist talks, workshops and debates.

Copenhagen Photo Festival had 47,602 visitors in 2016 and 55 exhibitions in collaboration with 50 different exhibition sites, including Photographic Centre and The National Museum of Photography. Every year 3-400 Danish and foreign photographers contribute to the festival program.