The 5 Nordic Embassies Cooperate in an Exhibition for Designmeile Berlin
The 5 Nordic Countries Are Showcasing a Selection of Furniture and Design at the 5th Annual Design Mile Festival in BerlinOctober 12th, 2015
The exhibitions were formally opened on Thursday 8th October at an evening reception at the Stilwerk building in Berlin, where the Ambassador of Iceland to Germany, Gunnar Snorri, gave a welcoming speech. However, an official welcome will be conducted by various ambassadors representing the Nordic countries on the evening of Friday 9th October. The exhibition, entitled “New Nordic” will present various contemporary furniture and design pieces from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Part of the exhibition has also been coordinated to showcase the 60th birthday of the famous Arne Jacobsen 3107 chairs.
The exhibition has been supported by Stilwerk Berlin, BIKINI Berlin and the Nordic Embassies – to name just a few of the partners. Through their support, this year’s event will include various displays, presentations, guided tours and culinary offers.
This is a busy month for the Nordic embassies, with all countries represented at the Design Mile 2015 and many are taking part in the Go Local! International conferences, which analyses the role of culture for regional development in the Nordic countries and Germany. But Denmark is also holding their exhibition to “Our Artic Future” – which can be visited until January 2016 at the Danish Embassy at the Nordic Felleshus.
“Our Arctic Future” will present the current situation of the Arctic region and the challenges faced by the human who call it home. It will be devoted to various aspects, which will guide the viewer through different interpretations of a complex theme: society, climate change, natural resources, energy but also the efforts of international cooperation to find responsible solutions to the problems facing our artic regions.
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Edward Crymble, Berlin Global