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Media information - opening of Aarhus 2017 

12.01.2017  09:59
Media is invited to the opening of the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017. Apply for accreditation by 17th January at 16:00

Please find below accreditation details submitted by the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017.

Please read these documents before submitting your application:
Information about press pools and accreditation
Information about press centres

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The press is hereby invited to the opening of the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017.

In the course of the weekend, January 20 to 22, there will be the opportunity to participate in all or part of the comprehensive opening ceremony programme.

The programme, with a full description of events, presentation of artists, etc., will follow.

APPLICATION FOR ACCREDITATION
Please register, indicating your press pool of choice, by 17th January at 16:00 via this link.

Accreditation will be awarded taking into account geographical factors - including local and regional media and media relevant to the event.

PROGRAMME 20 TO 22 JANUARY
Friday, January 20:                   Land of Dreams, Regional Children's Opening Ceremony (all 19 municipalities)
Friday, January 20, 15:00:       Message in a Bottle for the Future, The Concert Hall
Saturday, January 21, 10:00: Message in a Bottle for the Future, The Concert Hall
Saturday, January 21, 17.30: Opening Ceremony at the Concert Hall with HM Queen Margrethe II
Saturday, January 21, 19.00: Procession with lanterns, music and lights
Saturday, January 21, 19:50: Finale down by Aarhus harbour
Sunday, January 22, 14:00:    Opening of the exhibition LIFE-BOATS, Women's Museum, Aarhus

CONTACT
Head of Press, Aarhus 2017, Peter Vestergaard, + 45 2013 1090