At no charge, Persistence of Memory can be viewed in Brunkebergstorg, The Nobility of Time in Kungsträdgården, and Woman Aflame in Norrmalmstorg. Through both my work and my personal life I get to experience a lot of what Stockholm has to offer. Roughly 25 restaurants serve up 170 types of dishes in 200,000+ portions washed down by 160,000+ bottles of beer and cider, 70,000+ glasses of wine, 10,000+ glasses of champagne, 22,000+ cups of coffee, and 36,000+ glasses of soft drink and water. This international festival has two facets; top-quality popular music and breathtaking contemporary art exhibitions. Sweden's urban areas see a huge selection of music and arts annual events. Song competition where the winner represents Sweden at Eurovision.
Thursday 7th — Sunday 10th February This tournament is important to the World Championship that will occur in the spring. There are of course a myriad of smaller sporting events, concerts and other happenings that aren't listed. . If you enjoy learning about design in general or are a converted cycling enthusiast, this should be an interesting addition to your itinerary. Saturday 23rd February On Saturday, this exhibit of ceramics and textiles with a floral motif opens. Even the likes of Chris Cornell, Juanes and Glasvegas have played on the tiny stage.
Festivals in Sweden draw on a historic culture and geographic climate setting to produce an amazing range of festivals. Music lovers will enjoy tunes that were played around the mid-1700s. For a better chance of balmy weather, book to arrive during July or August. In addition, about forty smaller sculptures will be for sale at the Antiques Fair. Long pleasant summer days with mild temperatures, warm blue skies, and the largest puffiest white clouds.
Thursday 28th February — Sunday 3rd March This film festival will highlight works by women about women. For hotel guests: any help or questions, contact me directly at concierge rival. There will be a secret guest each night. This is such a gem of a place that I feel slightly worried about giving this tip away, since it is always first come, first served for these gigs. Location — Kungsträdgården Website — Make Musik Sthlm Make Musik Stockholm is a live and open celebration of music. You may also like to keep an eye on what has to offer, since they also have live music at their Grand Acoustic Bar as well as other clubs and showcases.
Since its beginnings at Stockholm University in 2002, it has grown hugely in prestige and scope, with its location being transferred to the Eriksdalsbadet leisure complex the home of numerous European swimming championships in 2006 and more and more household names featuring on the program each year. Be sure to register for the workshops ahead of time. We have the chance to expand our hearts with powerful, poignant events, like a showing of the documentary Seed — The Untold Story and an exhibit featuring the stories of Holocaust survivors. Its program features both known and unknown music from all over the world by Swedish and international artists. It is open to the public and once the competition is over, you can buy great street grub from participating trucks all day long. Teenages aged between 13—19 years old are invited to get involved and influence the content, perform on stage, or enjoy various attractions in culture, sports and entertainment. Here are the best events in Stockholm this February: Friday 1st February — Tuesday 5th February Do you love Urban Dance? Artists seen on stage have included Ace Wilder and Manda, who were both seen Melodifestivalen 2014.
Sweden's religious heritage combined with a geographic variation makes for a combination of church and agricultural celebrations the attract visitors from all over the world. Location — Tantolunden park, Södermalm Website — Stockholm Skateathon An organized skateboard race where skateboarders and longboarders compete against each other around a 12km track on Kungsholmen Stockholms biggest island. Exploring Stockholm in the winter can be like stepping into a luxury Christmas card; a blanket of soft snow, real fir trees twinkling with lights and the smell of hot mulled wine wafting in the air. On June 11 from 12 pm to 20 pm, musicians take over every street, sidewalk and park of Södermalm. The film is in English, as will be the discussion. Held on the island of Södermalm, there will be live music, theatre, flea markets, and more.
Both Debaser Medis at Medborgarplatsen and Debaser Strand at Hornstulls Strand offer some of the best and most interesting live acts in town. The amusement park Gröna Lund has a series of concerts all summer with some great artists, like Billy Idol, Ziggy Marley, Macklemore and Europe. Conducted in English and costing no more than an ordinary metro ticket, this may be an enjoyable way to add some cultural interest to future journeys. This festival includes battles and workshops, so you can watch the pros and work on your own moves! This exhibit will be open until June. For example, a large sporting event i.
The English version of the show is playing from July 27 to August 21. The record store itself also sometimes hosts artist showcases, definitely not to be missed. The Peace and Love Festival held annually in Borlange, offers those who participate an opportunity to see and hear ideas that may be new to them and can be understood in an atmosphere of tolerance. During culture week, Stockholm will be filled with artists, musicians, various performers, acrobats, and a procession of zombies. This class will combine aspects of yoga and dance, getting you to shake as a source of relaxation and regeneration. But nothing can beat being there and hearing it all live! Lily Allen is probably the act that most international visitors will recognize in 2014, but the whole line-up is impressive, with a pleasing balance of Swedish and foreign artists, bands and soloists. Check out their listings , or if you like your rock a bit harder and heavier, try instead.
Christmas Eve is the beginning of this holiday which ends three days later on Boxing Day. More information on what is on and when can be found. You can expect viewing parties, especially if Sweden makes it through the initial group phase! Over three days, this classic venue hosts a summer festival with folk and world music, folk rock, Irish blues, and many other genres. It will not be possible to accommodate allergies. International visitors to Stockholm do not have to miss out, though, with several high-quality music and dance showcases, including a Gospel Choir Festival and a performance by the Royal Swedish Ballet being accessible to all.