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SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL AT HAMLET’S CASTLE IS A DANISH EVENT WHICH IN 1816 ESTABLISHED THE SHAKESPEARE TRADITION AT KRONBORG CASTLE

Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s castle is a Danish event which in 1816 established the Shakespeare tradition at Kronborg Castle.

The spectacular and amazing world class interpretations of Shakespeare are produced by some of the most prestigious theatre companies.

The performance takes place in the open air in the courtyard of the castle.

Date: The first two weeks of August. THE FESTIVAL IS CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 IN 2020.
Duration: Approximate 3 hours
Language: English
Coach: No
Capacity: 600 persons

Join a guided tour around Hamlet’s World. When you reach the courtyard, you might step straight into the part of the drama where Hamlet finds out that his father the King was murdered by his uncle Claudius.

You will also explore the secret corridors of the castle where Hamlet’s tragic destiny unfolds.

“In Hamlet’s World” is a guided tour featuring an itinerary of nightly ghosts, devious poisoning, unrequited love and deadly duels. During this guided tour, you hear the story of Hamlet, and if you are lucky, you might get to see what happens to Hamlet and the other residents of the castle when the truth of the regicide is revealed.

Guided tour: Max 35 guests
Language: English
Coach: No
Level of difficulty: Fairly easy with some stairs

Every year we celebrate the Soundtoll market in Helsingor. With the skirt’s crackle, crunchy comedies and cannons from Kronborg, we turn the time back to the old Helsingor. With old wooden ships in the harbor, trade stalls with 19th century goods along the waterfront and hundreds of actors in historical costumes, we are reliving for a single day the greatness of Helsingor as a Soundtoll destination, when the historic market resumes in authentic atmosphere.

Date: Saturday, third weekend of August
Duration: We recommend 3 hours
Guide: No
Language: Everyone speaks English
Coach: No
Group size: No limit – works best for individuals
Level of difficulty: Easy and a lot of fun

international street festival helsingor

The PASSAGE Festival is the largest international street theater festival in the Nordic countries with world class performances for the whole family in both Helsingor and Helsingborg.

The PASSAGE Festival both opens and ends with performances that in each way take the street theater to new heights and defy gravity in the two health resorts. Of course, this is not going to happen in the meantime: You can experience the long awaited clown performance of synchronous swimming, artists shooting with fireworks, kissing on benches, creating magic in the dark of the tent, trying to maintain unrest and disorder and tuner mopeds and delicious hair to the extreme.

Date: 5 days, late July and early August
Duration: We recommend 3 hours
Guide: No
Language: Funny language
Coach: No
Group size: No limit – works best for individuals
Level of difficulty: Easy and a lot of fun