18 May 2024
Music
Festivals Music

Is my Eurovision broken?

As the Eurovision Song Contest has given me so much joy and entertainment over the years, it makes me sad to see the mess we are in ahead of the ESC Grand Finale of 2024. The whole Eurovision season has given me so many mixed emotions, and it’s all culminating tonight. Being a Finn living […]

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Creative Arts Culture Music Theatre What's on: Stockholm

New performance festival to be held at Teater Giljotin

The first edition of Ankoku International Performance Festival will be held at Teater Giljotin in Stockholm on the 16-21 May. Teater Giljotin is collaborating with Emergency Theatre from Bulgaria for the first ever Ankoku International Performance Festival, to promote an artistic language with a strong avant-garde and transgressive nature. “ANKOKU” stands for darkness as a […]

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Festivals Music News

Eurovision stars at the Stockholm pre-party

Eurovision stars have been doing the pre-party circuit ahead of the main event in Malmö in May. A total of 14 of this year’s ESC participants came to the Nordic Eurovision Part in Stockholm at Berns, joined by a few other fan favorites from previous years. Here are our favorite pictures from when the artists […]

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Concerts Music

In Pictures: Dotter at Kulturhuset

Dotter recently did her fourth run at Melodifestivalen, and is now out playing some shows. She made a Stockholm stop at Kulturhuset and we were of course there to see her, along with plenty of her young fans. As the lights were all blues and purples during the first three songs us photographers were afforded […]

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Festivals Music News

Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 4!

It’s week 4 in Melloland, the fourth preliminary heat of the musical cirkus travelling around the country in order to find the Swedish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest. The Melfest final of the 9th of March is getting closer, and we are already looking forward to the big Europe-wide show to be held in […]

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Festivals Music News

Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 3!

We are already on the third week of Melodifestivalen, the music extravaganza that has most Swedes transfixed every Saturday for six weeks. The song competition is an institution in itself, but it also results in finding the Swedish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Malmö this May. There are another six […]

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Festivals Music News

Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 2!

We are on to the second week of Melodifestivalen, the music bonanza that has the Swedes benched in front of their TVs on Saturdays for six weeks straight. The whole thing is geared to find the Swedish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Malmö this May. There are another six […]

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Festivals Music News

Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 1!

It is finally time to kick off Melodifestivalen again, the music extravaganza that has the Swedes filling arenas around the country and sitting glued to their TVs on Saturdays for the next six weeks. The winner will go on to represent Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Malmö this May after […]

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Concerts Culture Dining out

Lunchtime Concerts at the Royal Opera in Stockholm: A Unique Experience

Picture yourself enjoying lunch in a salon adorned with gilded decor and antiques, all while listening to the musicians of the Royal Opera in Stockholm. This experience is not only possible but is within reach for everyone! At least two days a week, the Royal Opera hosts lunchtime concerts featuring its own singers and musicians, […]

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Friday Playlist Music News

YLC’s Best of Swedish Pop 2023

As 2023 is coming to an end, it is time to wrap things up and compile year-end lists of the best of the best. We have once again put together a playlist of the music that is the closest to our hearts, Swedish POP! The year has brought so much amazing Swedish music our way […]

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