Events in Sweden

February 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
  • Power of Fashion - 300 years of clothing 01 January 2013 - 31 March 2015
    Power of Fashion - 300 years of clothing

    The power of fashion is strong. All social groups use clothing to create their identity. Meet people from three decades, the 1780s, 1860s and 1960s, times when the economy, currents of ideas and technical developments clearly affected clothing and fashion.

    More about the exhibition

    Location: Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
  • Göteborg International Film Festival 23 January 2015 - 02 February 2015
    Göteborg International Film Festival

    Welcome to the leading film festival in Scandinavia and – with an audience of 200 000 visitors a year –  one of the largest festivals in the world. In addition to the intense eleven day long festival we provide you with screenings, premieres, parties and seminars all year around.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • European Figure Skating Championships 26 January 2015 - 01 February 2015
    European Figure Skating Championships

    Experience the excitement and drama on the ice when some of the world’s greatest figure skaters compete for the medals. During the week the skaters, single men and ladies, pairs and ice dance couples, will compete in their Short Program and Free Skate. Be ready for some powerful skating, fantastic quadruple jumps and great entertaining programs!

    Location; Ericsson Globe Arena

    Location: Stockholm
  • The 2015 Spring Salon 30 January 2015 - 29 March 2015
    The 2015 Spring Salon

    As always, the Spring Salon is Liljevalchs' proud kick-off to the new art year! To be selected or not to be selected to the exhibition, where all contributions are evaluated by a jury, that is the question for both well-established and non-established artistic practitioners.  For the audience, the Spring Salon offers a unique opportunity to see a wealth of diverse and unexpected, and perhaps expected, artistic expressions and techniques.  All the works exhibited at the Spring Salon are for sale.


    Location: Stockholm
  • Göteborg Boat Show 31 January 2015 - 08 February 2015
    Göteborg Boat Show

    Boat fair with boats of all types and sizes.
    Svenska Mässan Exhibition and Congress Centre

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Northern Light Fair 03 February 2015 - 05 February 2015
    Northern Light Fair

    Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is the world's largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design, for both home and public environments.

    Location; Stockholm International Fairs

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Furniture Fair 03 February 2015 - 07 February 2015
    Stockholm Furniture Fair

    The world´s largest meeting place for Nordic design.
    Furniture, lamps, design, textiles and interiors for homes, offices and public areas.

    Location: Stockholm, Älvsjö
  • Jokkmokk Winter Market 2015 05 February 2015 - 07 February 2015
    Jokkmokk Winter Market 2015

    During these dates Jokkmokk's Market takes place with all of its activities and cultural events including the big marketplace in the centre of town.
    The Winter Market will be held 5th - 7th of February and the market-theme will be "The reindeer". We wish you a warm and sincere welcome to the Winter Market 2015!

    Location: Jokkmokk
  • Winter Fest in Dalarna 05 February 2015 - 08 February 2015
    Winter Fest in Dalarna

    Over the course of four days in February, music will pour out of various conference halls over a glistening winter Dalarna. People journey from different locations to experience the festival that BBC Music Magazine calls ”One of Europe’s most enjoyable festivals” and that has been compared with Gidon Kremer’s historic Lockenhaus Festival in Frankfurter Allgemeine. A festival that focuses on small-scale, relaxed and intimate aspects. A true musical festival during which Ovansiljan is graced with the presence of world-renown artists.

    Location; Mora, Orsa and Älvdalen

    Location: Dalarna
  • Sami National Day 06 February 2015
    Sami National Day

    The Sami National Day falls on February 6 as this date was when the first Sámi congress was held in 1917 in Trondheim, Norway. This congress was the first time that Norwegian and Swedish Sámi came together across their national borders to work together to find solutions for common problems.

    At Skansen the Sami national day is celebrated with music, speeches and souvas - a savoury dish of reindeer meat - among other things.

    Read more about the Sami people here

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm International Antiques Fair 12 February 2015 - 15 February 2015
    Stockholm International Antiques Fair

    Antikmässan (Stockholm International Antiques Fair) - the annual highlight for lovers of antiques and interior design.
    Meet 250 exhibitors with antiques, vintage/modern design, fine arts and collectibles. Everything is for sale. Meet experts, authors and trend analysts. Be inspired and boost your knowledge through the inspirational exhibitions.

    Location: Stockholm International Fairs

    Location: Stockholm
  • The 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 18 February 2015 - 05 March 2015
    The 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

    The 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun will be a World Championships with totally new dimensions – that goes beyond all expectations and brings the world closer to the joy of skiing. The 2015 Falun Championships will involve children and young people, the arts, business and trade, the environment and of course all fans of skiing.

    Location: Falun, Dalarna
  • XL Galan 19 February 2015
    XL Galan

    The history of the meet in the spectacular Ericsson Globe Arena goes back to 1990 and with Isinbayevas result included eight world records have been set during the 22nd editions of the meeting.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Umefolk 2015 - Festival 19 February 2015 - 22 February 2015
    Umefolk 2015 - Festival

    Umefolk is a festival and a gathering place for folk music enthusiasts from all over Europe where music is often created in impromptu meetings in the hallways as well as on stage.

    The festival is one of Sweden’s largest and oldest.

    Location: Umeå
  • Gothenburg Horse Show 25 February 2015 - 01 March 2015
    Gothenburg Horse Show

    The annual Gothenburg Horse Show in the Scandinavium Arena was held for the first time in the spring of 1977. Since then 2.5 miljon visitors have seen the great stars competing in Gothenburg, in showjumping as well as in dressage. Furthermore, since 1992, the Gothenburg Horse Show has collaborated successfully with the fair EuroHorse.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • EuroHorse Exhibition 26 February 2015 - 01 March 2015
    EuroHorse Exhibition

    EuroHorse brings together exhibitors and visitors with the Mutual interest; the horse! Here you'll find Everything for you and your horse, under one roof for four crazy "horse Days". Parallell to the EuroHorse exhibition is Gothenburg Horse Show.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • House of Metal - Festival 27 February 2015 - 28 February 2015
    House of Metal - Festival

    House of Metal is a two day indoor festival dedicated to various kinds of metal. The festival premiered at Umeå Folkets Hus in February 2007.

    Location: Umeå
  • The Passion for Food 27 February 2015 - 01 March 2015
    The Passion for Food

    The Passion for Food Festival is an established event in Gothenburg, where food enthusiasts can find an exciting range of handpicked producers, as well as ingredients from quality suppliers of food and drinks.

    At the exhibition you will find a selection of drinks, often presented as a complement to the food – wine, beer, aperitif, avec and champagne, but also new, exciting alcohol-free alternatives. Drink coupons for wine and beer tasting can be bought at the event.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Vasaloppet - the challenge 28 February 2015 - 08 March 2015
    Vasaloppet - the challenge

    The world’s longest cross-country race between Sälen and Mora in Dalarna covering 90 km (56 miles) with some 30,000 participants. The week begins on the 27th of February, with something for the whole family, KortVasan, 30 km in classic style from Oxberg. Then follow TjejVasan, Öppet spår, HalvVasan, StafettVasan and the whole week culminating with Vasaloppet itself on March 8.

    Location: Dalarna


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