Forum Copenhagen

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Forum in Frederiksberg

Forum Copenhagen (or Forum København), at Frederiksberg, in Central Copenhagen, Denmark, is a large, rentable fair building, which hosts a large variety of concerts, markets, exhibitions and other events. The venue can hold 10,000 people.

It was built in 1926 to host a car exhibition and was last renovated in 1996-97. Over two storeys there is a combined exhibition floor area of 5,000 m² and a separate restaurant for up to 250 seated guests. The Metro station Forum is adjacent to the building.

An annual six-day bicycle race was originally held here.

During World War II, the Danish Resistance Movement Holger Danske destroyed the hall in an act of sabotage.

Guns N' Roses performed here on 19 August 1991, during the Use Your Illusion Tour.

Depeche Mode recorded part of their show at the venue on 27 May 1993 for their live album Songs of Faith and Devotion Live.

Van Halen were scheduled to perform during their III Tour on 7 June 1998, but the show was cancelled.

KISS were scheduled to perform during their Psycho Circus Tour on 1 March 1999, but the show was cancelled.

The venue hosted the first ever Junior Eurovision Song Contest on 15 November 2003.

American superstar Cher performed here during her marathon Living Proof: The Farewell Tour on 12 June 2004.

In 2009 the Heavy Metal band Metallica held 5 sell-out concerts at the Forum on 20, 22, 23, 27 and 28 July as a part of their World Magnetic Tour

In 2011 We Will Rock You (musical) had its Danish premiere here, which Brian May and Roger Taylor from Queen attended. Only Roger played due to Brian having a hand injury.

On 27 May 2013, Beyoncé performed to a sell-out audience on The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.

Miley Cyrus performed here on 4 June, 2014, during her Bangerz World Tour.


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Coordinates: 55°40′50″N 12°33′8″E / 55.68056°N 12.55222°E / 55.68056; 12.55222