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Oyster and Mussel Premiere

The Oyster and Mussel premiere 2020 has been moved to 2021 due to Covid-19.


Welcome to the Oyster & Mussel Premiere every year in October in Nykøbing Mors – Shellfish Capital of Denmark. These are days of celebration on Mors, when the oyster season begins, and the first oyster boats dock in the harbour.

This year we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of this event. - Come and join the festivities in the Shellfish Capital of Denmark where we celebrate our local flat oyster - Limfjord Oysters - some of the worlds best! Mors still has an active fleet of fishermen and is home of the processing industry, Vilsund Blue and Danish Shellfish Centre, DTU Aqua. Enjoy fantastic flavours by gourmet chefs and watch the Danish Championships in Oyster Shucking, Champagne Sabering and the cooking competition; Danish Championships in Oyster Gastronomy. Join us when the judges decide who will be crowned the Danish Champion in Oyster Gastronomy. Come because you love oysters and mussels or because you want to try them for the first time!

Saturdag Program 2021
The Danish Championships in Oyster Shucking, Champagne Sabering and Oyster Gastronomy · Saturday 15 October · in the tent at the harbour in Nykøbing Mors

10.00 am Champagne Brunch and preliminary rounds of the Danish Championships in Oyster Shucking and Champagne Sabering begin (brunch can be booked on

12.30 pm Official opening of the Oyster and Mussel Premiere.

Danish Championship in Oyster Gastronomy
Yet again we host the Danish Championships in Oyster Gastronomy, where some of the best chefs in Denmark compete:

Jeppe Foldager, Restaurant Kanalen, Copenhagen
Eric Vilgaard, Restaurant Jordnær, Copenhagen
Mette Dahlgaard Jensen, Restaurant Gemyse, Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen
Jacob Jensbye, Anlægspavillionen, Holstebro
Kristoffer Ringsing, Restaurant B-Spis, Næstved,
Rune Kromann, Kromanns Køkken, Brøndby Strand,
Henriette Bæk Laursen, Tambohus Kro & Badehotel, Thyholm
Daniel Justesen, Limfjordens Hus, Glyngøre
Samples of their oyster and mussel dishes will be available for purchase.
Oysters, champagne and steamed mussels are available for purchase, along with other delicacies with oysters from Sallingsund Færgekro, Restaurant Pakhuset and the Danish National Catering Team.

3.00 pm Finals in the Danish Championship in Oyster Shucking and Champagne Sabering.

4.30 pm Winners of the Danish Championships in Oyster Shucking, Champagne Sabering and Oyster Gastronomy will be announced.

Free admission to the tent.

Full program with oysters and mussels activities: Program