Events in Sweden

October 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
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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