Events in Sweden

August 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.

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    Location: Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
  • Game On 2.0 25 October 2013 - 28 September 2014
    Game On 2.0

    The international exhibition Game On 2.0 - the world's largest exhibition of computer games, is now visiting The National Museum of Science and Technology. Test your skills on more than 100 of your favourites from gaming history, ranging from the 1960s to the present day!

    Location: 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
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  • 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
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  • Viking Summer 2014 22 June 2014 - 24 August 2014
    Viking Summer 2014

    The Vikings are legendary, misunderstood and feared. Enjoy intriguing accounts of Viking society, and learn more about life in places such as the trading port of Birka. We have the largest collection of Viking Age objects in the world.

    Guided tours in English every day (except 28 July–1 August) at 11.00 and 13.00 and in Swedish at 14.00.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Vikings 09 July 2014 - 31 December 2014
    Vikings

    The Vikings are possibly best known as brutal robbers. Today there are many pictures and stories about the Vikings. They describe how they travelled around the world frightening the life out of people. This is not the true story of the Vikings.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Malmö City Horse Show 25 July 2014 - 03 August 2014
    Malmö City Horse Show

    Show Jump, dressage and eventing , all included in this year 's edition of the Malmö City Horse Show.

    This year we gather all disciplines during the 10-day contestants on Ribersborg in the middle of Malmö.

    Location: Malmö
  • Elektra - Opera 14 August 2014 - 23 August 2014
    Elektra - Opera

    NorrlandsOperan will create history when it presents a unique version of Richard Strauss’s Elektra. The opera is being performed for the first time ever in a full-format outdoor performance involving over 250 participants.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
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  • Bellman Relay 20 August 2014 - 23 August 2014
    Bellman Relay

    The relay that’s as much a party as a race. You’re part of a team along with four other runners. Everyone runs five kilometers, and then it’s time for a nice picnic. The route is on North Djurgården.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Gospel Choir Festival 22 August 2014 - 24 August 2014
    Stockholm Gospel Choir Festival

    We are glad to announce that our next festival will take place in Stockholm over the weekend 22-24th August. As special guests we have invited none other than Cynthia Nunn från Chicago.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Baltic Sea Festival 2014 22 August 2014 - 30 August 2014
    Baltic Sea Festival 2014

    For the twelfth time Berwaldhallen presents world class singers and musicians during the Baltic Sea Festival.

     

    Location: Berwaldhallen, Stockholm
  • Midnattsloppet/Midnight Run 23 August 2014
    Midnattsloppet/Midnight Run

    Midnight Run in Gothenburg has been arranged since 2008. The race is a replica of the legendary Midnight Run race in Stockholm with the same name.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • ITU World Triathlon Stockholm 23 August 2014 - 24 August 2014
    ITU World Triathlon Stockholm

    The ITU World Triathlon Series is an innovative series that allows the world’s top athletes to compete head-to-head on an ongoing basis. Expanding upon the previous single-day World Championship, the format features seven world-class events and finishes with an exciting Grand Final.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Fashion Week Stockholm 26 August 2014 - 28 August 2014
    Fashion Week Stockholm

    Here activities will focus on the latest news for the spring/summer 2014 collections and nearly 800 brands will be represented. The activities will take place in showrooms, fairs, exhibitions, fashion shows and other kinds of events around the city.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Oktoberfest 28 August 2014 - 30 August 2014
    Stockholm Oktoberfest

    You no longer have to go to Munich, Germany to experience the fantastic and fun atmosphere and spirit of Oktoberfest. For the third time ever an official Oktoberfest is taking place in Stockholm.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Inkbash 29 August 2014 - 31 August 2014
    Stockholm Inkbash

    International tatoo fair.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Popaganda - Music Festival 29 August 2014 - 30 August 2014
    Popaganda - Music Festival

    The music festival Popaganda will be held at Eriksdalsbadet, Stockholm, Sweden, on the 29th-30st of August 2014.

    This year is the sixth time that the Popaganda festival is arranged at Eriksdalsbadet in Stockholm. It is the twelfth festival since the start in 2002, back then located on the campus of the Stockholm University.

    Location: Stockholm
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  • Water Week and Water Prize Ceremony 31 August 2014 - 05 September 2014
    Water Week and Water Prize Ceremony

    The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. It is hosted and organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm.

    World Water Week also highlights the field's most renowned honors, including the Royal Award Ceremony and Banquet for the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize.

    This congress is for invited only.

    Location: Stockholm

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