Events in Sweden

April 2015

  • Christopher Polhem 350 18 December 2011 - 30 June 2015
    Christopher Polhem 350

    2011 marks the 350th anniversary of the birth of the Swedish inventor, entrepreneur and universal genius Christopher Polhem.

    The “Christopher Polhem – back to the future" exhibition has been designed in Polhemian spirit for a younger audience, where unique objects are integrated with multimedia and interactivity, and where the keywords are movement, interdisciplinary science, playfulness, art and faith in the future.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Easter celebration at Skansen 02 April 2015 - 06 April 2015
    Easter celebration at Skansen

    Easter week is celebrated at Skansen in different ways. On Maundy Thursday children all over Sweden dress up as witches to deliver Easter letters and receive candy.

    Location: Stockholm
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  • The International Science Festival 13 April 2015 - 26 April 2015
    The International Science Festival

    With hundreds of activities and about 70,000 visits The International Science Festival in Gothenburg is one of Europe’s leading popular science events and the only one of its kind in Sweden.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Stockholm Culture Night 25 April 2015
    Stockholm Culture Night

    Stockholm Culture Night is the night when the cultural institutions of Stockholm come together to create a special and unforgettable experience. All with free admission!

    Location: Stockholm
  • Linnémarschen Walking Event 25 April 2015 - 26 April 2015
    Linnémarschen Walking Event

    36th Linnémarschen, a walk in the beautiful Rya Åsar nature reserve, visited by Carl von Linné (Linneaus) back in 1746. Start and finish are at Borås Arena, just a stone's throw from the nature reserve.

    Location: Borås
  • Walpurgis celebration at Skansen 30 April 2015
    Walpurgis celebration at Skansen

    The arrival of spring has been celebrated at Skansen since 1894. It is celebrated with singing, speeches and late night fires.

    Choral singing is a popular pastime in Sweden, and one occasion when nearly every choral singer in the country lets rip is the evening of 30th April, known as Walpurgis Night or, more strictly as Walburga´s Eve (Valborgsmässoafton) being the eve of the feast of Walburga, which comes on 1st May.

    Location: Stockholm
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