Plans are under way to start converting city churches slated for closure into nurseries and youth centres.
The proposal has received political support from all sides, including the city’s deputy mayor for Copenhagen’s child and youth affairs, Anne Vang. “The churches have some beautiful and exciting rooms that are just perfect for cultural events such as concerts,” she told Kristeligt Dagblad newspaper.
“But I'm also excited by the thought of using the churches for child functions. We're currently working with child institutions focusing on the transitions in the children's lives, and we actually need big buildings for that,” she said. More...