Aarhus Festuge, reffered to as Aarhus Festival in English is an annual arts and culture festival in the city of Aarhus, Denmark. It is among the largest cultural events in Scandinavia and showcases both national and international artists.
The Aarhus Festival is basically a thematic event and theme of the year determines the artistic programme which consist of various forms of art such as dance, theatre, exhibitions, opera, sports, children’s entertainment and a varied offering of music.
The festival is held for a ten day period.
The festival was established in 1964, debuted in 1965 and has since then become one of the largest themed festivals in northern Europe.
When is Aarhus Festuge in 2016 :
In 2016, the Aarhus Festival will be held from 26th August 2016 to 4th September 2016.
Aarhus Festuge 2016 Theme :
Every year a subject is chosen as the overall theme of the festival, and exhibitions and venues are planned accordingly.
The Theme of Aarhus Festuge 2016 is ‘Light, more light – into the darkness, out in the light.’
Official Website of Aarhus Festival – http://aarhusfestuge.dk/