Events in Sweden

October 2014

  • Power of Fashion - 300 years of clothing 01 January 2013 - 31 December 2014
    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
  • Umeå - European Capital of Culture 2014 01 January 2014 - 29 January 2015
    Umeå - European Capital of Culture 2014

    “Co-creation” is the key word in Umeå2014’s capital of culture initiative. Here, the concept means that everyone can participate and contribute to the programme. To promote a long-term perspective and encourage the continuance of capital of culture activities beyond 2014, it is intended that projects should be run by the “cultural operators” themselves.

    Location: Umeå
  • Swedish Sin - Exhibition 22 May 2014 - 18 January 2015
    Swedish Sin - Exhibition

    ”Sweden – more pornography, more suicides, more alcoholism and more gonorrhoea every year”
    Sign at a 1971 demonstration in London against the Swedish sexual education film Language of Love.
    Welcome to an exhibition on images of Sweden, spirits and sex. In collaboration with artist Peter Johansson, we get to grips with lust and vice, liberation and shame – with ”Swedish sin”, both the myth and the phenomenon.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Survival Kit Umeå 20 September 2014 - 19 October 2014
    Survival Kit Umeå

    Survival Kit Umeå is an international contemporary art festival exploring the theme of local and global survival. The month-long festival is filled with visual art, music, food and film as well as discussions, seminars and lectures by invited artists and activists.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • Lund International Fantastic Film Festival 25 September 2014 - 05 October 2014
    Lund International Fantastic Film Festival

    Lund International Fantastic Film Festival is Scandinavia's largest festival for fantastic film. The idyllic city of Lund in Southern Sweden becomes a meeting place for filmmakers, audiences, and business from all over the world.


    Location: Lund
  • Lights in Alingsås 26 September 2014 - 06 November 2014
    Lights in Alingsås

    Every year leading lighting designers from all over the world visit Alingsås. Each of them has selected a public environment in Alingsås in advance and has accepted the assignment to create exciting lighting with the help of students participating in workshops. The assignment is full of creative challenges and developing work. Besides the competence improving part, Lights in Alingsås is also a significant international meeting place for lighting designers, students, and trade people. The results are marketed and exhibited to trade representatives, the general public and the media during October.

    Location: Alingsås
  • Affordable Art Fair 02 October 2014 - 05 October 2014
    Affordable Art Fair

    With everything for sale under SEK 45,000, and a fresh and friendly approach to contemporary art, a day out at the fair is the easiest and most enjoyable way to view and buy art.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Chocolate and Baking Festival 02 October 2014 - 05 October 2014
    Chocolate and Baking Festival

    Bak- & Chokladfestivalen - Scandinavia's largest meeting place for those who love chocolate and baking.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Hem & Villa (Home & Villa) 02 October 2014 - 05 October 2014
    Hem & Villa (Home & Villa)

    Hem & Villa (Home & Villa) is the largest Nordic DIY (do it yourself) public fair.

    But Hem & Villa is so much more than just a public fair. It is a forum for inspiration, experiences, product rollouts, seminars and trends.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival with Taste Experience 02 October 2014 - 04 October 2014
    Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival with Taste Experience

    The most enjoyable weekends of the year!
    The exhibition takes place at Factory in Nacka Strand, the 25th - 27th of September and the 2nd - 4th of October. A manifestation to increase knowledge of beer and whiskey. All this in an enjoyable atmosphere.
    The exhibition is internationally highly ranked. It is Europes largest beer exhibition and the worlds largest whiskey exhibition! This year we will break a record with over 1.300 beer, whisky and calvados exhibitors.
    This year it's extended with a whole new hall - Taste Experience.

    Location: Nacka Strand, Stockholm
  • Trainee Day - Stockholm 03 October 2014
    Trainee Day - Stockholm

    At Traineedagen students and young professionals from all over Sweden will get the chance to meet representatives from some of the top graduate trainee programs in the Nordic region. During Traineedagen you can network, attend seminars and get invaluable contacts for your future career.

    Location: Stockholm City Conference, Norra Latin Stockholm

    Location: Stockholm
  • Cinnamon Bun Day 04 October 2014
    Cinnamon Bun Day

    The delicacy of the Cinnamon bun, kanelbulle, of course has its own day. This means that it's allowed to enjoy the bun with your fika during the whole day!

    Read more about Cinnamon buns and fika.

    Location: All over Sweden
  • Harvest Festival Tjolöholms Castle 04 October 2014 - 05 October 2014
    Harvest Festival Tjolöholms Castle

    Once this years harvest has been gathered, a party is arranged on the estate. For two days local food producers gather at Tjolöholm to sell their newly harvested delicacies.

    Location: Tjolöholms Castle, West Sweden
  • Umeå Fashion Week 07 October 2014 - 11 October 2014
    Umeå Fashion Week

    Umeå Fashion Week is an annual event for the fashion industry and the general public. It began in 2009, at the initiative of Umeå C (now Visit Umeå) and the municipality’s marketing department, as a way to position Umeå as northern Sweden’s leading fashion city.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • Uppsala International Guitar Festival 08 October 2014 - 12 October 2014
    Uppsala International Guitar Festival

    At the Uppsala X International Guitar Festival, we have the great pleasure of presenting our guests, all of whom are world-famous artists .

    Location: Uppsala
  • Music Around 09 October 2014 - 26 November 2014
    Music Around

    The thought for the festival is that the region's symphony orchestras, along with many other ensembles and artists, visualize the artistic resources available in the region. With Music Around we hope to increase the curiosity and interest among the region's citizens to discover and immerse themselves in the great musical and cultural offerings in the region.

    Location: Malmö
  • Stockholm Jazz Festival 10 October 2014 - 19 October 2014
    Stockholm Jazz Festival

    Stockholm Jazz Festival; 10 days of internationally well known artists as well as local Swedish artists.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Blanche & Marie 10 October 2014 - 25 October 2014
    Blanche & Marie

    premiere at NorrlandsOperan in 2014. Based on Per Olov Enquist’s novel The Story of Blanche and Marie, the opera deals with possible and impossible love.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • If Stockholm Open 11 October 2014 - 19 October 2014
    If Stockholm Open

    Sweden's largest international tennis tournament is played on hardcourt and is part of the ATP Tour's 250 series. It has been played annually for over 40 years. Tennis stars of the world gather at the Royal Tennis Court (Kungliga Tennishallen) to compete.

    Location: Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm
  • Move Filmfestival in Umeå 12 October 2014 - 19 October 2014
    Move Filmfestival in Umeå

    MOVE is movement. Movement of thoughts, feelings and experiences. MOVE is film. Film and conversations for meetings and events.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • Lund International Choral Festival 13 October 2014 - 19 October 2014
    Lund International Choral Festival

    Lund  Choral Festival is one of Lund´s major cultural events. The biennial was initiated in 2006, as a part of the ambition to become the European Capital of Culture in 2014.


    Location: Lund, Skåne
  • Uppsala Short Film Festival 20 October 2014 - 26 October 2014
    Uppsala Short Film Festival

    Uppsala International Short Film Festival takes place in October of every year and screens over 300 films in four cinemas in central Uppsala during one week.

    Location: Uppsala
  • Umeå Jazz Festival 22 October 2014 - 25 October 2014
    Umeå Jazz Festival

    Tradition, innovation, creativity and accessibility are key concepts in the creation of this well established event which over the years has become an event of national and international importance. The programmes provides a selection of today's finest artists from the national and international jazz/improvisation scene. Workshops and seminars are also featured.

    Location: Umeå
  • "Älska Mat" - Love Food 24 October 2014 - 26 October 2014
    "Älska Mat" - Love Food

    ”Älska Mat” is a completely new event for everyone interested in food – wether it’s cooking it or eating it. You will find a huge range of companies exhibiting the very best from the world of gastronomy.

    Location: Malmö
  • Gothenburg Chocolate Liquorice & Delicacy festival 24 October 2014 - 26 October 2014
    Gothenburg Chocolate Liquorice & Delicacy festival

    This year the festival will host twice as many exhibitors as before. From these exhibitors you can sample, purchase and ask all about their products and find just what your taste buds like from the chocolate, licorice and delicacies, welcome to paradise.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Bluesfestival in Eslöv 24 October 2014 - 25 October 2014
    Bluesfestival in Eslöv

    Since 2000 Association of Blues in Eslöv promote Bluesfestival in Eslöv. In the end of October we invite artists from different parts of the world to get together in our exiting venue Medborgarhuset. Not only music is presented during the festival, we also promote exhibitions and more. Of course there are restaurant and bars in the facility.


    Location: Eslöv
  • Christmas at Mårbacka 30 October 2014 - 01 November 2014
    Christmas at Mårbacka

    Traditional christmas market with lots of artisans and a larder full of all the Christmas treats.

    You can also visit the home of Selma Lagerlöf.

    Location: Mårbacka, Värmland
  • Comic Con 30 October 2014 - 02 November 2014
    Comic Con

    Comic Con is the place to be for anyone who loves movies, tv series, comic books and gaming

    Location: Stockholm


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