25 Feb 2024
Festivals
Festivals Music News

Interview: Dotter talks Melodifestivalen

Johanna Jansson goes by the artist name Dotter and she has been gracing our playlists with her wonderful pop tunes ever since her debut with My Flower in 2014. Last year she debuted as a songwriter in Melodifestivalen, as one of the writers behind Mariette’s A Million Years, which did very well and ended up […]

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Festivals Music Swedish Culture

Melodifestivalen: Ahead of heat 2

Well, this year’s Melodifestivalen is off to a good start, and the second Mello week takes us to Gothenburg. Hang along, as we take a look at the seven competitors getting on stage on Satuday. The first heat of Melodifestivalen showed that good taste still prevails, as proper music won over novelty acts. The first […]

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Festivals Music Swedish Culture

Melodifestivalen – Let’s get the show on the road!

As you should know by now, Melodifestivalen is a very BIG DEAL in Sweden, as the Swedes take their Eurovision qualifications more seriously than any other nation. In fact, Melodifestivalen always gets more viewers than the Eurovision Song Contest itself. The qualifications take six Saturdays to complete and they take the form of a travelling circus, […]

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Festivals Music

In Pictures: Popaganda – the Summer’s Last Festival

Popaganda has become something of an institution in Stockholm, the pop fan’s dream that officially ends the festival summer. The festival started out 15 years ago at Frescati, but for the last 10 years the location has been Eriksdalsbadet in the southernmost part of Södermalm. And the location is just perfect for the last hurrah […]

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Culture Festivals Music

In Pictures: Stockholm Culture Festival 2017

The Stockholm Culture Festival and the parallel We Are STHLM were held from the 15th to the 20th of August 2017 and the festivals were once again a success, with a total of 750 000 visits during the six days. India, celebrating 70 years of independence, was a big theme of the festival, but there […]

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Festivals Music Videos

Way Out West – more WOW than ever!

In its 11th edition Way Out West has thrown its biggest festival so far – bigger size, bigger line-up, bigger production… Total WOW factor everywhere! Around 34,000 souls stepped into Gothenburg’s Slottskogen fields every day, looking to satisfy their thirst for excitement, music and fun, because this is what Way Out West is all about, as we could discover by talking to the […]

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Festivals Music News

Department 2017 – A huge warehouse party success!

Department, Stockholm’s newest electronic and general contemporary music festival, had its first edition on June 3-4 at Slakthusområdet, i.e. Stockholm’s Meat-packing District. This intimate two-day warehouse party had its main stage in an industrial warehouse built in 1912 in Art Noveau style, and it was a fully sold-out success. The festival was divided into 3 areas, two […]

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Community Festivals

Stockholm Brewers Festival 2017

Beer lovers of Stockholm now have a new occasion to look forward to… Stockholm Brewers Festival may have just had its first edition, but has promised to come back next year and to have echoing mini beer events though the rest of the year. This first edition of the festival, which had a total sold-out […]

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Culture Festivals Lifestyle Music What's on: Stockholm

Your Living City’s Ultimate Music Festival Guide 2017

We have put together a pretty amazing music festival guide for your convenience – so you don’t have to look anywhere else to get ideas and make plans for your festival year.  In this list you will find all major music festivals in a variety of styles taking place in Stockholm this year – as an […]

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Festivals Music

The Stockholm Jazz Festival

So the Stockholm Jazz Festival has come and gone.  Ten glorious days where you get to sample the very best that the jazz world has to offer right now.  Consider it a crash course in Jazz greats then and now.   Now if you happen to be one of those who missed all of it because […]

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