Beyond Boundaries

21 May 2012Fashion & Lifestyle

TagsKopenhagen FurChina

Beyond BoundariesThe second EU-China year of Intercultural Dialogue started with an Open Day event at the Danish Embassy in Beijing on May 13th, where more than 2.000 guests enjoyed a great day of Danish culture and the best of Danish brands and products.

Danish royalties charms Korea

16 May 2012Politics

TagsKopenhagen FurKoreaDanish Trade

A Danish trade delegation with the Crown Prince Couple in front has visited Korea. Kopenhagen Fur was part of the delegation.

8,000 guests attended open farm in Denmark

15 May 2012Fur farming

TagsKopenhagen FurDenmarkTransparency

8,000 guests attended open farm in DenmarkOn the 13th of May nine Danish mink farmers opened their farms to the public, so people could have a look inside the farms and see what fur farming really is about. Furthermore it gave the visitors a chance to see the new born mink kits.

Kopenhagen Fur at NAFFEM

2 May 2012Mode & Livsstil


Kopenhagen Fur at NAFFEMKopenhagen Fur was main sponsor for this year's edition of NAFFEM, held in Montreal, Canada, from April 29 to May 1. Exhibitors from all over North America attended the exhibition showcasing fur fashion for the coming winter season.

Inuit hunters marched against EU ban

2 May 2012Politics

TagsKopenhagen Fur

Inuit hunters marched against EU banThe Association of Fishermen and Hunters in Greenland, also known as KNAPK, did on the 1st of May demonstrate against a ban of fur sale in the Danish department store Magasin du Nord.

Iceland has eyes set on mink farming

25 April 2012Politics

TagsKopenhagen Fur

Iceland has eyes set on mink farmingFor the Icelandic government, mink farming is a focus area. Therefore, they hope to attract investment from foreign farmers to establish new farms in Iceland or simply settle in Iceland.

Namibian Government changes breed name from karakul to swakara

24 April 2012Markets

TagsKopenhagen FurNamibiaSwakara

Namibian Government changes breed name from karakul to swakaraBy New Year 2012 the government of Namibia has agreed to officially change the breed name of Namibian karakul sheep to swakara. This has been requested by the swakara board of Namibia which for the last couple of years has worked strategically to ensure this change of name which is a great recognition that the Namibian farmers through hard work and upgrading in karakul breeding have changed the genotype of the karakul breed in Namibia successfully.

A life of happiness for Ms Niu Weiwei

24 April 2012Fashion & Lifestyle


A life of happiness for Ms Niu WeiweiBack home in China, Ms Niu Weiwei was crowned the winner of Kopenhagen Fur's Miss Happiness competition. It has already changed the 19-year-old beauty and happiness queen's life.

Kopenhagen Fur works with the best

24 April 2012Fashion & Lifestyle

TagsKopenhagen FurDesignschoolsMichael Holm

Kopenhagen Fur works with the bestFor the fourth year in a row, Kopenhagen Fur opened Copenhagen Fashion Week in February. Each year we have presented a new concept embodying different designers. This year we invited the top up-and-coming talents from all over the world.

Chinese Yuan to enter the european fur retail business

24 April 2012Markets

TagsKopenhagen FurTorben Nielsen

Chinese Yuan to enter the european fur retail businessIn Europe, the fur retail business suffers from the economic downturn and lack of serious investments. In China, the fur retail business has both the ambition and the means to expand beyond China. We will invest in Europe, the Chinese says ─ but the time is not quite right yet.

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