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Nuuk, 3900 Greenland

Greenland’s capital Nuuk is a city of vitality, surrounded by immense nature and filled with vibrant Greenlanders leading fascinating lives of old traditions, modern twists, and diverse influences.

August 2019

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KangNu Running Race

August 24, 2019

KangNu is a terrain running race that takes place in the fiord of Nuuk.

The participants are sailed to the start point in Kangerluaarsunnguaq which is a 10 min. sail trip. The finish line is in Nuuk, where spectators and the prize ceremony will be.

The run has three distances: Ultra run of 56 km (ITRA international approved), 35 km and 20 km (you can also choose to wander the 20 km).

Everyone is welcome.

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September 2019

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Sarfaq City Run Nuuk

September 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Run with the locals in different locations along the west coast. The price includes accommodation at the Couchette onboard the ship. There will will be timers, a photographer, speak and entertainment and there will be fruit and water for everyone. Information / Welcome on board the ship in the TV lounge at 8.45 p.m. - 9.15 p.m.

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DKK1.800

October 2019

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Colourful Food Festival

October 7, 2019 - October 13, 2019

Colourful Food Festival - Once a year Sermersooq Business Council arrange the annual Food Festival in Colourful Nuuk.
Here you can taste local food, talk to foodbusinesses, enjoy learning about Greenlandic gourmet and of course meet and mingle with locals.
Watch a snippet down below from a previous Food Festival.

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Free
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Disko Arts Festival Nuuk

October 10, 2019

Disko Arts Festival is a relatively new celebration of contemporary music, theatre and performance.

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Free

May 2020

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Maaji Nuan!

May 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Each year an entire month is dedicated to sport events in Greenland, which are free of charge.

Better known as ‘Maaji Nuan’ in Nuuk - the sport event takes place in several other towns in Greenland under different names, where they, just as in Nuuk, offer free sport activities to everyone.

‘Maaji Nuan!’ means ‘lovely May’ in Greenlandic and indeed it is a lovely month. Maaji Nuan!’s main focus is to strengthen the unity of the local community.

There are plenty of activities throughout the month. The activities spands from running on the landing strip in the airport, free fitness training, triathlon to soccer tournaments for the homeless and training in traditional Greenlandic polka dancing.

Watch a snippet from a previous Maaji Nuan! down below.

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Free

August 2021

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Nuuk Marathon

August 7, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

For those who prefer a city marathon, the Colourful Nuuk Marathon takes place towards the end of summer.

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October 2021

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Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival

October 28, 2021 - October 31, 2021

Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival - A celebration of collaborative culture. Contemporary art and culture; theatre, dance and visual arts, music and literature.

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March 2022

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Nuuk Snow Festival

March 3, 2022 - March 6, 2022

Nuuk Snow Festival was held for the first time in 1994. At that time it was not only the first in Nuuk, but the first in all of Greenland! Nuuk Snow Festival brings people together in teams, but also as visitors. The festival site was the ideal place to go, both for family trips and for the romantic first date.

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Free
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Drum Dancing Festival

March 21, 2022 - March 25, 2022

The Inuit people have a strong heritage, that expands through borders and continents. For Inuit people, it is important to explore and exchange their knowledge and heritage together.

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Knitting Festival

March 22, 2022 - March 26, 2022

Welcome to the Knitting Festival in Nuuk! As an annual event, this knitting festival is organised by the Nuuk Art Museum, the National Library of Greenland and Hotel Sømandshjemmet Nuuk.

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June 2022

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NILAK Festival

June 3, 2022 - June 4, 2022

NILAK holds a food and music festival from 3 to 4 June at Inussivik in Nuuk! This year, it is bigger than last year and runs for two days.

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July 2022

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NuukKap Extreme Running Race

July 7, 2022 - July 9, 2022

NuukKap is an extreme ultra running race held in the wild arctic nature. The route is 110 km of wild untouched nature.  You can also run or wander 70 km from Nuuk to Qooqqut which is where the 110 km wanders will stay over night. The midnight sun makes sure that the runners have visibility even in the night. 

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DKK2.000 – DKK2.800
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Nuuk Half Marathon

July 23, 2022

The Nuuk Halvmarathon (Half Marathon) is a relatively flat route, mostly on asphalt. The marathon is held with start and finish from Royal Arctic Line's headquarters.

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August 2022

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Ultra Trail Nuuk

August 3, 2022

The Ultra Trail Nuuk is a 72 km and more than 2000 altitude meters mountain race that will take place for the first time on Saturday, August 3rd 2019. The race is open to both men and women of 18 years old and up.

It is very important that participants are well trained and prepared for mountain running.

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Tivoli Nuuk

August 27, 2022 - September 4, 2022

Tivoli Nuuk has been located in the old hockey field and parking lot of the Godthåbhallen, and transformed into a mini-Tivoli every year between late August and early September.

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