Copenhagen Photo Festival is an annual event that takes place in June – in 2018 from the 7-17th of June. For eleven days, photography is put on the agenda with exhibitions, workshops, seminars, photo tours, portfolio reviews and more. The festival co-operates with galleries, museums and cultural institutions around Copenhagen and southern Sweden and have exhibitions in public spaces including all metro trains and City Fence. The festival center is called Photo City, which is an old, beautiful transformer station in Østerbro. In 2017 Photo City provided the setting for 11 exhibitions, while Photo Stage was the stage for artist talks, workshops and debates.
Copenhagen Photo Festival had 49.320 visitors in 2017 and 58 exhibitions in collaboration with 55 different exhibition sites, including Photographic Centre and The National Museum of Photography. Every year 250 Danish and foreign photographers contribute to the festival program.