DENMARK: AALBORG

THE JURY SPEAKERS

Rosa (13)

My name is Rosa – I am 13 years old and live in Aalborg, Denmark. I go to a private school, Aalborg Friskole, it's very close to where I live with my parents, and one of my two older sisters.

I also have two older brothers, one of them lives here In Aalborg, the other lives in USA, in Seattle.

I love playing handball, and going to the cinema. In Aalborg we have a filmclub and I have been a member of Aalborg Filmklub since I was five years old. My favourite movie right now is GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2.


Tora (13)
My name is Tora – I am 13 years old and live in Aalborg, Denmark. I go to a small school, Aalborg Friskole, and I live near the school, and near Rosa, too. I live with my parents and my two younger brothers.

I love going to the cinema – at the moment some of my favorite movies are VAIANA and THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. I have also been a member of Aalborg Filmclub since I started school seven years ago.

Vekommen til Aalborg!

inhabitants: 130,000
kids: 19,000
cinemas: 2


In Aalborg, you can experience a lot of events for kids and adults all year around. Whether a good vacation for you means interesting attractions, hours of shopping, or good, cultural experiences, Aalborg has a lot to offer. Aalborg Zoo is Denmark's second-biggest zoo and Aalborg's most popular attraction. But you can also meet the Vikings in Aalborg! What did they eat and drink? What did they believe in? All this is presented through exciting new techniques as well as the original burial site at Lindholm Høje Museum.

THE CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

The Centre for Educational Resources is, among other things, in charge of the regional School Cinema in Northern Jutland. Every school year ten films are screened in 20 cinema theatres in all corners of the region. Approximately 35,000 children take part, and back in the classrooms they work with the teaching material that is provided by the Danish Film Institute. In the city of Aalborg all school children are also offered a membership in Aalborg Filmklub in their leisure time.