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New in Esbjerg Events December 2020 and January 2021
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The Newcomer Service wishes everyone a merry X-mas and hope that you would like to join the online X-mas hygge event on Dec 10th.

The COVID-19 figures is at the moment increasing in Esbjerg with 183 new cases the previous week, therefore all physical newcomer events are postponed to January.  Please find below the selection of events scheduled for the beginning of the New Year.  All newcomer events in the beginning of 2021 are still held with a limited amount of participants to secure distance. Therefore most events are full, so make sure to sign up in good time. First come first served. At the events all Covid-19 guidelines are enforced.

The Wish Tree
At the Wish tree in Esbjerg you can pick a heart and fulfil a Christmas wish for a child, who are living at an institution/orphanage. The Wish Tree is placed in the courtyard by the International house - the old prison and courthouse in Esbjerg, Torvegade 23.
The Wish Tree is decorated with hearts, each with a wish from one child in the price-range of 100-250 DKK. Feel free to come pick a heart & bring back a wrapped gift with the heart attached no later than December 16th. 2020 - the gift will be passed on to the child.
The gifts can be handed in at the Event department, International House, Torvegade 23, Esbjerg all weekdays 10am.-3pm. or you can give the gift to Santa by the Wish Tree or at the X-mas Room, Kongensgade 54 at specific times.

See the times when you can give the gift to Santa
X-mas hygge online

Thursday December 10th 2020, 5 pm. @Skype. You will receive log-in details once you register.

Gather the family and join to us making x-mas treats and for a fun x-mas quizz.

Sign up to

Get your x-mas mood in place here
Esbjerg English Theater Group
Monday January 4th 2021@Esbjerg International house, 2nd floor, Torvegade 23, Esbjerg

Esbjerg English Theatre is a small group of keen performers for fun ice-breakers, warm-up exercises and play with improvisation, meeting every monday. Email for more information.

Join the fun here
Webinar TAX

December 7th 5pm. @Online

Limited amount of spots. Sign up ahead here:


Learn more about Tax in Denmark here
International Playgroup SUNDAY tour to Enghave nature and animal park

Sunday January 10th 2021, 11am. @Enghave Natur- og Dyrepark in Brørup.

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The International playgrop is for parents with babies and/or toddlers, for kids to play and parents to connect.

Meet other kids and parents here
Ok not to be ok

Tuesday January 12th 2021, 9am.-2.30pm. @International house, Torvegade 23, Esbjerg

Registration required ahead to (Event is full, but send an email to be placed on waiting list)

Explore emotions, mental health, stress, depression, life roller-coasters and breathing
Newcomer Hub Jobcafé for Internationals

Wednesday January 13th 2021, 10am. @International house, Torvegade 23 Esbjerg. Theme: Job search & social media. Limited amount of spots. 

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Bring your CV or application for feedback here
Esbjerg Toastmasters club meeting

Wednesday January 13th 2021, 6pm. @Esbjerg Library, Nørregade 19 Esbjerg

Toastmasters is a group of people from all walks of life wishing to improve  presentation and speaking skills while having fun and meeting people of all nationalities. New members welcome. Contact for more information. 

Explore your speaking skills here
Ladies Coffee morning - this time on Fanø

Wednesday January 20th 2021, 9.30am. @Café on Fanø + a walk to find a hidden Troll sculpture. Limited amount of spots.

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Meet international ladies here
Know your rights when working in Denmark

Thursday January 21st 2021, 5pm. @International house, Torvegade 23, Esbjerg


Limited amount of spots. Sign up ahead to

Find out about holiday, maternity and sickness allowance here
Tour to Vadehavscenteret (Wadden Sea center)

Sunday January 24th 2021, 10.30 am., bustour from Esbjerg to Vester Vedsted

Limited amount of spots. Sign up to (The event is full but send an email to be placed on waiting list)

Explore the Unesco World heritage Wadden Sea with us here
International Playgroup Walk & Talk

Wednesday February 3rd 2021, 10am. @Dyrehaven park Esbjerg, Gl. Vardevej 101, Esbjerg

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The International playgrop is for parents with babies and/or toddlers, for kids to play and parents to connect.

Meet other kids and parents here
Cozy Kids Outdoor at a forrest cottage with snobrød & hot chocolate

Sunday February 7th 2021, 1pm. @Bålhytten, Østskoven, Grønnegårdsvej, Esbjerg Ø

Limited amount of spots. Sign up

Join us for snobrød and hot chocolate here
Danish Culture is an ´Extreme´

Thursday February 25th 2021, 4.30pm. @Esbjerg Library

Join to get (a new) perspective on  Danish Culture. Limited amount of spots. Registration required ahead to

Investigate the Danish mindset here
The Living Room - inspirational talks

Thursday March 4th. 2021, 5pm. @Skolegade 33, Esbjerg

This time with inspirational talks about Venezuela and Sudan and a chance to update your drink making skills. Limited amount of spots.

Sign up ahead to

Join us meeting other internationals here
Newcomers Walk in Ribe

Sunday March 21 2021, 2pm., starting point @Sct. Pedersgade 15-16 Ribe

Registration required ahead to


Walk with us here
Newcomers Walk Esbjerg

Sunday March 28th. 2021, 2 pm., starting point @Esbjerg Water Tower.


Limited amount of spots. Registration required to

Walk with us here
Learning and practising Danish

Do you know where to learn Danish? Click to learn more about free language cafés and Danish courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced. 

Find out where
Find your spare time activity

Are you looking for a spare time activity for you or your children? Soon you can search clubs at the new site Experience Esbjerg to find inspiration on activites and networks.

Click to be inspired
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