Elephant Parade visit neighbouring Frederiksberg with its beautiful garden and Carlsberg Brewery

Elephant Parade, Copenhagen 2011

Open air exhibition of 102 elephant sculptures decorated by international and danish artists.

Arranged by “Asian  Elephant Foundation” to “contribute to the conservation of Asian Elephants and the public awareness of their life threatening situation”.

Isi Khulu (The Great One), artist: Robert McLean, Elephant Parade, Frederiksberg City Hall, Copenhagen. Click on the picture and use your zoom control and you can see the picture in full screen size. Photo: 30. juni 2011

Frederiksberg City Hall:

Elephant Parade, Frederiksberg City Hall. Photo: 30. june 2011

CAN carpet, artist: Can Family. Elephant Parade, Frederiksberg City Hall. Photo: 30. june 2011

Elephant Parade, Frederiksberg City Hall, Photo: 30. june 2011

Frederiksberg Have:

Happy Flower, artist: Prakornpat Inthakaisorn. Elephant Parade, Frederiksberg Garden (Have). Entrance Frederiksberg Runddel at Frederiksberg Alle. Photo: 30. june 2011

Elephant Parade, Frederiksberg Runddel. In the back is the entrance to Frederiksberg Garden build by Lauritz de Thurah 1755. At left 5 Elm trees had just been cut down cause of sickness (Elmesyge). Photo: 30. june 2011

Frederiksberg Have (Garden):

Frederiksberg Castle in Frederiksberg Garden. The castle was build by King Frederik 4 (1699-1730) from 1699-1709 and later enlarged by architect Lautits de Thurah from 1732-38 in style baroque and classicistic with inspiration from Italy and Holland. The garden is in style baroque from 1700 and later added and transformed into style romantic english landscape garden from 1790 - 1804. Copenhagen Zoo Tower with danish flag on top at left in the photo. Photo: 30. june 2011

Elephant Parade. Frederiksberg Garden neighbouring to Copenhagen Zoo back in the photo with the new elephant open area. The black elephant sculpture at left and the white elephant sculpture at right. Photo: 30. june 2011

Copenhagen Zoo. New open air elephant area as neighbour to Frederiksberg Garden from where the photo is taken. Photo: 19. may 2010

Hommage a Dinesen, artist: Tenka Gammelgaard. Elephant Parade. Frederikberg Have neighbouring to Copenhagen Zoo in the baskground. Photo: 39. june 2011

Hommage a Blixen, artist: Tenka Gammelgaard. Elephant Parade. Frederiksberg Garden as neighbout to Copenhagen Zoo in the background. Photo: 30. june 2011

On my way to Carlsberg Brewery I pass this Apis Temple in Frederiksberg Garden:

Apis Temple build 1802-04 by N.A. Abildgaard when the Frederiksberg Garden were transformed into romantic English landscape garden with canals, spring grottoes, temples, Chinese pavilions and cascades. Photo: 30. june 2011

Carsberg Brewery as neighbour to Frederiksberg Garden and Kløvermarken:

The Elephant Gate and Tower at left and the Brewery Building at right, builded 1901 and was in production untill 2008, when Carlsberg Brewery closed down its production here in Copenhagen since 1843 - all in all 165 years. Ny Carlsberg Vej. Photo: 30. june 2011

Carlsberg Brewery, Elephant Gate builded 1901. Elefantporten i Ny Carlsberg vej. At right The brewery house (Bryghuset) builded 1901. Photo: 30. june 2011

Carlsberg Brewery "The Elephant Gate" as neighbour to Frederiksberg Garden and Kløvermarken. Ny Carlsberg Vej. Brewer Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914) and his wife Ottilia (1854-1903) builded this monument with 4 elephants in honour of their 4 children in 1901. Inscription on the Elephant Gate: "Laboremus Pro Patria", latin and translate: "Lets work for the homeland". ("Lad os arbejde for fædrelandet"). Photo: 30. june 2011

Carlsberg Brewery, Carlsberg Visitor Center, Elephant Parade:

Tro, Håb og Kærlighed (Faith, Hope and Love), artist: Erik Clausen. Elephant Parade. Carlsberg Brewery, Carlsberg Visitor Center, Gammel Carlsberg Vej 11. Photo: 30. june 2011

"Tro, Håb og Kærlighed", artist: Erik Clausen, Elephant Parade. Carlsberg Visitor Center, Carlsberg Brewery. Photo: 30. june 2011

"Tro, Håb og Kærlighed", artist: Erik Clausen, Denmark. Elephant Parade. Carlsberg Visitor Center, Carlsberg Brewery, Gammel Carlsberg vej 11. Photo: 30. june 2011

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9. septembre all the 102 decorated elephants sculptures will be sold by bruun-rasmussen auctioneers.

All can give their bid at www.bruun-rasmussen.dk

All the money from the selling of “The Elephant Parade” will be given to “The Asian Elephant Foundation” for the protection and survival of all the asian elephants.


Photo and text Erik K Abrahamsen Copyright 2011

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Copenhagen, 30. june 2011

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Erik

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