World’s first Nordic people’s festival for young people

14.04.23 | News
The Nordic Council of Ministers is a partner in the world’s first Nordic people’s festival for young people, NORD, which is taking place in Copenhagen on 21 and 22 April. The aim is to strengthen democratic both self-confidence among Nordic young people and the social and cultural community in the Nordics.

URBAN 13 in Nørrebro is setting the stage for the world’s first Nordic people’s festival for young people - NORD. The festival will be opened by Denmark’s Minister for Nordic Co-operation, Louise Schack Elholm and Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Karen Ellemann. The festival on 21 and 22 April will offer two days of Nordic workshops, creative expression, dialogue, and inspiration across the region.

Admission to the festival is free, so come along!

Freedom of expression, Ukraine, and sustainability

The Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordregio, and the Nordic Youth Council are offering a series of events with an emphasis on online hate, the war in Ukraine, young people in the Nordic Region, and sustainability. The participants will include young people, decision makers, organisations, and activists. Together, we’ll address key challenges and solutions in the Nordic Region. In addition to professional events, there will be concerts, food trucks, parties, and good times all round. Ungdommens Folkemøde is behind NORD.