Aarhus - the European Capital of Culture 2017 Opening
The night of the 21st January 2017 will be filled with magical moments, with angelic sounds and songs lifted by the wind to soar above the crowds as we welcome 2017. With one of the largest community participation events ever held in Denmark, Aarhus 2017 invites the world to join us in a year full of spectacular cultural events. The opening ceremony is created by artistic director, Nigel Jamieson, one of the world’s leading creators of theatre and large-scale events. Nigel Jamieson is known for his direction of the iconic ”Tin Symphony” for the opening of The Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000, the closing ceremony of Manchester Commonwealth Games and the opening ceremony of the European Capital of Culture Liverpool 2008.