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Events happening in Nuuk

Photo – Serena Ho, Visit Greenland

Nuuk is an Arctic metropolis with a small town feel, shaped by nature and known for its cultural diversity. Here legends and traditions are reinterpreted by local artists, musicians, and designers. The city offers a wide selection of events that can enlighten you and pique your curiosity. In the list below you will find a broad selection of what to expect.

The list is depending on what is planned and officially announced. It can be a friday afternoon concerts or the annual international film festival in Katuaq Cultural Centre, or the big recurrent music festivals Akisuanerit or the annual Nuuk Snow festival. Or you can find tours organized by the local hiking community, skiing events, fleamarkets, nitting cafées or the like.

Have a look through the coming events below, mark the hearts  and create your own personalized list of what to do. Your list will automatically appear as a new carousel, shown in first position.

The list is not complete and will be developed in collaboration with the community.


My list is your personalized list of what to do & See when you are in Nuuk. By clicking the hearts while looking through the listing below you can save your interest and create the map of your stay. The overview is created through google and therefore dependent on the information provided by the company behind it.

How to get your own events on the map

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Photo – Magnus Biilmann Trolle, Visit Nuuk

Frederik Elsner


"Frederik Elsner is one of the most popular Greenlandic pop singers, both with his band, “Nanook” and his solo project F. He writes his own songs and sings in Greenlandic, with a voice that people of all kinds of nationalities resonate with even if they don’t understand the words."

Meet Locals

Read about the people that live in Nuuk, and who knows you might run into them while you’re here!

Bibi Chemnitz

Fashion Brand owner

"BIBI CHEMNITZ is an iconic Inuk streetwear meets outdoor designer. Born and raised in Kalaallit Nunaat, she knows the importance of durable fashion that lasts season after season."