Events in Sweden

July 2014

  • 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
    Website:
  • 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
  • Hova Medieval week 05 July 2014 - 13 July 2014
    Hova Medieval week

    Hova town centre in July. A magic transformation is about to set. A little village in the 21st century is travelling back in time - back to the medieval days. Suddenly the park is crowded with market stalls, knights in shining armour, witty jesters, merry musicians skipping down Main Street playing tunes on the flute. Visitors and local citizens dress up in medieval clothing in order to fit into the atmosphere.

    Location: Hova
  • SkiStar Swedish Open 05 July 2014 - 13 July 2014
    SkiStar Swedish Open

    The SkiStar Swedish Open (or Swedish Open Båstad) is an ATP World Tour 250 series tennis tournament on the ATP Tour held in Båstad, Sweden in July each year.

    Location: Båstad
  • Falsterbo Horse Show 05 July 2014 - 13 July 2014
    Falsterbo Horse Show

    At Falsterbo Horse Show it is always as much Horse as Show. With almost a thousand horses and riders, fifty different disciplines and over six hundred people working in the Falsterbo Horse Show crew, you soon realize Falsterbo Horse Show is not just an ordinary event. It is a lifestyle, a venue and above all, the week of the summer everyone is waiting for.

    Location: Falsterbo
  • Evening theatre in Villekulla Cottage 07 July 2014 - 27 July 2014
    Evening theatre in Villekulla Cottage

    Pippi in the South Seas
    Pippi’s father Captain Efraim is being held captive by Blood Svente and Jocke the Knife in a prison dungeon far, far away on the island of Porto Peluse.

    We get to follow the exciting story about Pippi in the South Seas performed in a genuine South Pacific setting. Cannon salvoes, smoke, a pirate ship, sword fighting and wonderful singing and music make this evening one of the highlights of summer.

    The duration of the show is approx 75 minutes and it is performed Monday-Thursday weeks 28, 29 and 30.
    Showtime 19:30.

    Location: Astrid Lindgrens Värld, Southern Sweden
  • 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
  • Åmäl's Blues Festival 10 July 2014 - 13 July 2014
    Åmäl's Blues Festival

    Åmål's Blues Festival is a four days international Blues Festival started 1992. Thursday; Opening of the Blues Fest and Exhibitions. Club-blues at night. Friday & Saturday blues from breakfast to late night. Free blues daytime and tickets for mainstages at night.

    Location: Åmal
  • TaubeSpelen - Music Festival 12 July 2014 - 13 July 2014
    TaubeSpelen - Music Festival

    TaubeSpelen is an outdoor event where some of our best artists interpret Taube's songs in their own way. Celebrated in Taubes own Bohuslän.

    Location: Tanumstrand/Grebbestad, West Sweden
  • Danceweek in Malung 13 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    Danceweek in Malung

    THE WORLDS GREATEST DANCEWEEK always in the middle of July (week 29) –

    6 dancefloors under roof
    3.000 m² dancefloors
    Over 50.000 visitors
    Nonstop dance – 7 evenings

    Over 80 danceteams from Sweden, Norway, Finland och Denmark. Thousands of visitors from whole Scandinavia. Daytime events. Campingsites with over 4.000 caravans.

    Happiness – Pleasure – Desire

    Location: Malung
  • Collector Swedish Open 13 July 2014 - 20 July 2014
    Collector Swedish Open

    The Collector Swedish Open (or Swedish Open Båstad) is an ATP World Tour 250 series tennis tournament on the ATP Tour held in Båstad, Sweden in July each year.

    Location: Båstad
  • Gothia Cup 13 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    Gothia Cup

    Leading annual youth football tournament, with 1600 teams from 60 contries.

    Location: Gothenburg
    Website:
  • Karlshamn Baltic Festival 16 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    Karlshamn Baltic Festival

    Each year, during a few magical summer days in July…

    ...our seaside town Karlshamn shows itself from its most charming and relaxed side. Then the town welcomes everyone to a festival of gigantic proportions – the Karlshamn Baltic Festival (Östersjöfestivalen).

    Location: Karlshamn
  • The Waterfalls Days in Trollhättan 18 July 2014 - 20 July 2014
    The Waterfalls Days in Trollhättan

    The Waterfalls days in Trollhättan is one of the oldest and largest cityfestivals in Sweden. The whole town is full of activities, life, and movement from early morning until late at night. The festival provides the show in the waterfall area every second hour during the festival.

    Location: Trollhättan
  • U x U Festival in Umeå 18 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    U x U Festival in Umeå

    U x U is a music festival by the people for the people. Metaphorically speaking; the stages have been installed. They are already there. All revenues from ticket sales will consequently be directed towards filling these stages; with artists that is.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • Sweden Sky Race 24 19 July 2014
    Sweden Sky Race 24

    In the land of the Midnight Sun, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle where the sun shines around the clock, the inaugural Sweden Sky Race will be staged.

    Location: Björkliden, Northern Sweden
    Website:
  • Ljungbackastämman in Sölvesborg 20 July 2014
    Ljungbackastämman in Sölvesborg

    Ljungbacka folk music festival in Sölvesborg's municipality in Blekinge

    A wide spectrum of folk music with instrumentalists and singers on the main stage and spontaneous sessions on the patios, under the old chestnut tree or between the birch trees. The house is open to all musicians and listeners.

    From 15.00-21.00

    Location: Sölvesborg, Southern Sweden
  • Emmabodafestivalen 22 July 2014 - 26 July 2014
    Emmabodafestivalen

    Artists like Paul Kalkbrenner, Chase & Status DJ Set & rage, Pretty Lights, DVBBS and Infected Mushroom (Retro Live Set) all meet at Emmabodafestivalen.

    Location: Emmaboda, Southern Sweden
  • Piteå Dansar och Ler 23 July 2014 - 27 July 2014
    Piteå Dansar och Ler

    For many years now, at the end of July the centre of Piteå has attracted jubilant crowds, music of all kinds, food from around the world, exciting sporting events, fantastic dance, a market, a fun fair and so much more besides. During the light summer evenings and nights, the whole of Piteå is transformed into a party venue with a vibrancy that you’d normally expect in the big tourist hotspots of the Mediterranean!

    Location: Piteå, Northern Sweden
  • Norberg festival 24 July 2014 - 26 July 2014
    Norberg festival

    Welcome to Scandinavias biggest electronic music festival in Norberg! It´s a fantastic and unique event! The combination of music that makes your feet fly high, music that gets your brain vibrating, the Mimer location in the middle of the forest and all the really nice people is just awesome.

    Location: Norberg
  • High Coast Hike 24 July 2014 - 27 July 2014
    High Coast Hike

    The High Coast Hike is a 3-day and 40 kilometer long hike in one of Sweden’s most unique environments – the High Coast. The hike, that is Sweden’s second largest hiking adventure, is suitable for both experienced hikers and curious beginners.

    Adult 180 Euro | Under 18 years 110 Euro
    Food, Gas, Transports, Maps and Outdoor School is included.

    Location: Höga Kusten, Northern Sweden
  • Höga kusten Hike 24 July 2014 - 27 July 2014
    Höga kusten Hike

    Höga Kusten Hike  (info in Swedish)

    Location: Höga Kusten
  • Umeå Football Festival 2014 24 July 2014 - 27 July 2014
    Umeå Football Festival 2014

    With more than 7,000 players and coaches this is one of Sweden’s largest international football tournaments for young people.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
    Website:
  • 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
  • Holmön Song Festival 2014 25 July 2014 - 27 July 2014
    Holmön Song Festival 2014

    Visfestival Holmön (Holmön Song Festival) is important for Nordic singers. From the 25th to the 27th of July 2014 organisers Visans Vänner in Umeå will present one of Scandinavia’s most multifaceted song festivals.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
    Website:
  • Stockholm Pride 28 July 2014 - 02 August 2014
    Stockholm Pride

    Since the start in 1998, Stockholm Pride has grown into one of Stockholm's largest and most appreciated festivals and the largest Pride celebration in the Nordic region. Every year the festival attracts loads of people from all over Sweden and from many other countries.

    The Queen of Europe opens Stockholm Pride 2014. The historic party in the colours of the rainbow is on the programme when Conchita Wurst visits Sweden this summer.

    Welcome to Scandinavia´s largest Pride Fastival - Stockholm Pride!

    Location: Stockholm
  • Ystad Jazzfestival 30 July 2014 - 03 August 2014
    Ystad Jazzfestival

    Jazz Festival in Ystad.

    Location: Ystad
  • Storsjöyran Festival 31 July 2014 - 02 August 2014
    Storsjöyran Festival

    Storsjöyran Festival (or The Great Lake Festival) is an annual event going back to the early sixties. Something that is well reflected in the fact that the festival gathers around 55 000 visitors every year and is the second biggest festival in Sweden (the biggest city festival in Sweden).

    Location: Östersund
    Website:

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