Move the North and Femern A/S tie the knot for further collaboration in 2020/21. With visionary thinking Femern A/S will be building the world’s longest road and rail tunnel to connect Denmark and Germany. As Move the North Gold sponsor, Fermern A/S supports us in our aim to culturally connect the Hamburg Metropolitan Region with Greater Copenhagen and to strengthen cultural cross-border activities in order to inspire the cities and their inhabitants to grow closer together. We are looking forward to this partnership!
Raving five-star-review for the German-Danish cast of Harold Pinter’s 'Old Times', which hit the stage in Copenhagen on 29.2.2020. “This HIT production of ‘Old Times’ must rank as one of the sexiest ever adaptations of renowned playwright Harold Pinter’s work….Its unlimited angles gave the audience the sense they were really look into someone’s living room as a voyeur…HIT has once again succeeded in masterfully presenting an absorbing re-interpretation of Pinter’s work.” (The Copenhagen Post, 5 stars by Roselyne Min)
HamburgAmbassador in Copenhagen and Move the North patron Jens-Peter Saul officially opened the Move the North cultural program 2020 which kicked off in Hamburg’s Drilling Bar on 6.1.2020 with the German-Danish poetry concert Poetic Sounds. Looking at 100 days of cultural activity and a variety of around thirty different projects in 2019, the German-Skandinavian festival and collaboration platform is excited to embark into it’s second year.
Move the North was invited to perform at the HanseBelt Zukunftskongress in Lübeck. Hansebelt e.V. is dedicated to strengthen the HanseBelt region as part of the European future axis Hamburg-Copenhagen/Malmö and to lead the way to innovative new projects - with their annual congress setting essential impulses for the future. CEO of HanseBelt e.V., Consul Bernd Jorkisch introduced Move the North to the congress participants with the aim to establish close ties and collaboration.
After presenting a successful spring into summer festival in Hamburg, Move the North continued the autumn into winter program in Copenhagen with the Pulitzer Finalist play 'The Clean House', a German-Danish coproduction which earned raving reviews with the local press. Further events on the calendar include Hamburg Filmdays, Network Meetings, a German-Danish Poetry & Jazz in Concert and a hilariously funny One-Man Christmas Show. Check out the full program and gallery.
In good company! Move the North was featured in DIE WELT as one of Hamburgs cultural highlight events for the German-Danish concert event Folk meets Classic, uniting three folk musicians from København with three musicians of the Hamburg Elbphilharmonic Orchestra.
SZENE HAMBURG published an article about Move the North in their June Magazine, featuring the idea and mission behind the cross-border-festival, while also announcing Danish films on screen and further June activities. Read the article here.
After first cultural events in Copenhagen and Malmö in the beginning of 2019, Move the North is kicking off the spring-summer Hamburg festival program with a range of exciting cultural projects and many international guests from Denmark and Sweden.
Move the North initiators Jana Pulkrabek and Petja Pulkrabek are featured as “Hamburg Citizans of the month“ in the SZENE HAMBURG January issue for creating a vibrant cultural exchange corridor between Hamburg, Copenhagen and Malmö.