LC - Event 2024 in Copenhagen

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LC - Event 2024 in Copenhagen

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Nyhavn, Copenhagen. Photo copyright by Michael Apel (from Wikipedia)

THE 13TH LEONARD COHEN EVENT
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
AUGUST 2024

Dear Friends,

I’m happy to tell you that the Leonard Cohen Event 2024 will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark!

In 2008, for the first time since 1993, Leonard Cohen performed in Copenhagen, at Kongens Have (King's Garden). During his Grand Tour he returned several times and gave us most memorable and amazing concerts. I had the pleasure of seeing him twice in 2008, and again in 2010.

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The iconic exhibition on Leonard´s life and work, "A crack in everything", originally presented at the MAC in Montreal in 2017, was running in Copenhagen in 2019-2020.

I know that some of you saw this amazing exhibition, and I still miss it very much.

The Leonard Cohen Events started in 1998, and every two years his fans have gathered somewhere in the world to celebrate his music and poetry. I have had chance to participate in happenings in Budapest and Ghent (and also several times in the other series of get-togethers on the wonderful island of Hydra in Greece).

The 2024 Leonard Cohen Event will be the 13th Event organized and supported by The Leonard Cohen Files and The Leonard Cohen Forum.

In August 2024 it’s time for all Cohenites to find their way to Copenhagen! I have the joy and honor to invite each of you to our very special happening.

Leonard's music and poetry will surround us this weekend. This Event will bring us together in real life (and not just online!), and we will create new connections and new understanding of Leonard's work. Music, films, talks ... We will will keep Leonard Cohen’s memory alive, and enjoy going around the city of Copenhagen, its cosy old streets, experiencing "Danish hygge". There will be activities in »Dark places« and in »Light places«. :- )

You’ll be hearing from me and our organizing committee soon again with more details. The exact dates will be announced a bit later.

Until then, the very best LC - greetings!

Marianne Nielsen
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Thanks Marianne for the invitation to our 13th Event, this time in Copenhagen!
Now we have got the future plans nailed: Hydra in May 2023 and Copenhagen in August 2024!
(Plus the Walking Weekend in Switzerland in September 2023)
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That's wonderful Marianne,

We looking forward to it in beautiful Copenhagen.

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Thanks for the update, Marianne. We lived in Demark 2003-2006 and enjoyed some memorable visits to Copenhagen. We can't wait to return and make some new memories,(nearly 20 years later), in your wonderful city with our Forum friends, old and new. Good luck to you and your organising committee. I'm sure that you will do a great job in the perfect location and the event will be a great success.

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Thank you for the update following the announcement at the Ghent event. I have been a frequent visitor to Copenhagen in the past and I look forward to renewing my acquaintance with the city in the company of LC friends!

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My dear son lives there! I often wondered why and have decided it is because Han er Dansk!

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Wonderful. I will attempt to save and attend. Never been to Denmark. 😊👍
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HI again, here from Copenhagen. :- )

The date for the Leonard Cohen Event 2024 in Copenhagen is

2 - 4/8 - 2024.

Looking forward seeing you.
Much more information to come.
But now you can reserve the weekend :- )

Best greetings
Marianne Nielsen

PS: Hope that I've been doing right (I find it a bit difficult how to write a message in this Leonardcohenfiles )
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Thank you, Marianne, weekend reserved and looking forward to it!
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Thank you for organising this Marianne. I'm really looking forward to the event and to reuniting with Cohenite friends and to visiting your country.
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Looking forward to attending
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We’re looking forward to attending. I’ve not been to Copenhagen before.
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Can't wait for more details. Looking so much forward to the event next year and meeting up with you all.

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So looking forward to seeing you all again in Copenhagen
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Mariannen wrote: Tue Apr 11, 2023 8:46 pm HI again, here from Copenhagen. :- )

The date for the Leonard Cohen Event 2024 in Copenhagen is

2 - 4/8 - 2024.

Looking forward seeing you.
Much more information to come.
But now you can reserve the weekend :- )

Best greetings
Marianne Nielsen

PS: Hope that I've been doing right (I find it a bit difficult how to write a message in this Leonardcohenfiles )
Also looking forward to this event! But just a quick question, are the dates definitive? Believe I may have heard some suggestion to move the event a few days later into the week in Hydra last May .
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