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Northern Lights on New Realities

We have chosen to work with the headline “Northern Lights on New Realities”, because we want to explore the global challenges and solutions for the world of tomorrow, discussing these in a Nordic context with values such as democracy, sustainability and diversity as founding pillars for this.

Inspire. Interact. Harvest

We are in the middle of a technological revolution that will fundamentally change the way we live, work and create and with this. we offer a creative Nordic platform to explore colorful experiences, groundbreaking experiments and proven new business models as solutions to the challenges in an ever-changing world. Be prepared to be inspired, interact and harvest new skills and tools to solve your unique challenges.

this. Festival

Explore music, art and installations in the raw and industrial environment of the south harbor in Aarhus?

With support from world renowned Roskilde Festival and powerful Aarhus partners, we will activate the outdoor festival platform at this. Be ready for a new and engaging format connecting people across generations, borders and professions to define a new creative agenda and urban city space.

The artworks

We have teamed up with Kunsthal Aarhus to curate the artworks for this year’s festival. Kunsthal Aarhus is a contemporary art centre located centrally in the city of Aarhus, Denmark. The institution commissions, produces and presents art at an international level to local, regional, and international audiences. Kunsthal Aarhus creates exhibitions in a broad context, connected to other fields of human activity, other disciplines, and to a wider society.

Jacob Fabricius is the curator and artistic director at Kunsthal Aarhus. Fabricius has initiated and curated a number of international exhibitions and projects in public spaces and at unusual venues.

this. Conference

Our greatest ambition with this. Conference is to build a strong bridge between creatives & thought leaders and create true exchange between innovative projects & global businesses across borders, industry sectors and on a regional, national & global scale. this. is impact!

this. Summit

The most important value that our conference will provide is the special opportunity to meet, interact and exchange ideas – hereby you will inspire and be inspired. With this. we have made it our ambition to create the most professional meeting platform in the northern hemisphere.

You can expect:

1.000+ delegates at the conference

3000+ guests at the festival


Festival area at Sydhavnen in Aarhus

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