Every year the Viking market in
Ribe Viking Centre is among the first markets in the summer
season taking place in the beginning of May. Danish, German and Polish Vikings
often are staying at the market which attracts tourists from
Denmark, Germany and also the Netherlands.
The Fyrkat Play is an amateur theatre
placed in the reconstructed house of the ring fortress
Fyrkat near the town of Hobro in Denmark. The play continues
until the 7th of June.
At the 17th of May The National
Museum in Copenhagen opens a new prehistoric exhibition -
including Viking age. The exhibition is financed by a donation
of 4½ million Euro by the shipping company Mærsk.
Several other Viking events are
taking place in May (dates will be announced later):
The iron age village in Næsby
(Odense) held's a market
Hjemsted Oldtidspark (Hjemsted
Prehistoric Park) held's a prehistoric market in may. Vikings are
also taking part.
On the island of Bornholm in the
Baltic Sea the Viking farm Værfeldtsgård by the town of
Aakirkeby is having its market.
The Viking City Market in Aarhus
will promote the reopening of the Viking Museum in Aarhus. The
market is planned to be pretty big and will be placed in the
center of the old Aros (ancient name of Arhus). Just outside The
Viking Museum and in front of Aarhus Cathedral and along the
Aarhus River. The market is organized by VisitAarhus, Århus
City Forening and Moesgaard Museum. The intention is, that the
city market in Århus should be yearly. Note that Moesgård Museum is also organizing the Moesgaard
Viking Moot in July.