23 Jun 2024
What’s On and Where to Go: March
Tourist Information What's on: Stockholm

What’s On and Where to Go: March

Shows, fairs, dance performances, festivals and cultural parties; YLC’s Danny Chapman has gone all in to give you THE BEST of what the city has to offer in March!

 

SHOWS

Trollkarlen från Oz (The Wizard of Oz)

The family musical with Markoolio, Tobbe Trollkarl and others. Language: Swedish.

Where: Globen Annexet

When: Friday 7th March 18.00

Damage: 380-425 SEK

 

Art on Ice

The very best figure skaters and guest artists on stage with great live music, singers, an orchestra and dancers.

Where: Ericsson Globe

When: Thursday 13th March 19.00

Damage: 460 – 825 SEK

 

Ghost (Spök)

Musical Comedy written by Sheeba and Bengt Palmers and one of the eighties great successes. This revival at Cirkus includes amazing dancers and musicians, and a stage design that really spooks about!

Where: Cirkus

When: Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd March and Friday 28th – Sunday 30th March

Damage: 270 – 720 SEK

 

Lost in Translation

The improv comedy show about the experience of living in Sweden as a foreigner. This hilarious show puts Swedes, foreigners and our cultural differences on stage in a forum where we can not only laugh at them, but also try and understand them better. The show is performed in English.

Where: Improvisation@Co, Hagagatan 48

When: Fridays 7th, 14th and 28th March 19.00

Damage: 200 SEK

 

Youyouyou

Six dancers choreographed by Kenneth Kvarnstrom.  What does the body do for us and how this is reflected in our facial expressions? What if the face disappears and is replaced with something else? What do we see?

Where: Kulturhuset

When: Thursday 6th March 19.00 until 6th April.

Damage: 110 – 220 SEK

 

Nico – Sphinx of Ice

An art and music performance showing fragments of the life of Nico, the supermodel who became Andy Warhol’s muse and singer of the Velvet Underground

Where: Dramaten

When: 20th – 28th March 19.00.

Damage: 100- 190 SEK

 

 

DANCE

 

Milonga Musical Tangoweb

Tango Seminar followed by classic tango dance.

Where: Stallet

When: Tuesday 4th March 18.30

Damage: 80 SEK

 

Orient Express

Concert and dance performance

Where: Stallet

When: Saturday 29th March 20.00

Damage: 100- 140 SEK

 

Folk Dance

Free instruction in traditional dances. All lessons start at beginner level but are appropriate for those with some experience. A very useful and enjoyable introduction to Swedish and Scandinavian traditional dancing.

Where: Folkmusikhuset

When: Every Sunday from 6pm

Damage: Free

 

 

CULTURAL PARTIES

 

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

An evening of Irish music, theater, song and dance.

Where: Stallet

When: Wednesday 12th March 19.30

Damage: 100-150 SEK

 

Norooz 2014!

Celebrate the Persian New Years Eve in Ericsson Globe. The show contains some of the best and most well known Persian artists: Siavash Ghomeishi, Afshin, Rastin och DJ Farzad etc!

Where: Ericsson Globe

When: Saturday 22nd March 20.00

Damage: 163- 395 SEK

 

African Family Day

Music, talks, dance workshops, scavenger hunt, crafts corner and more.

Where: Stallet

When: Saturday 16th March 12.00 – 18.00

Damage: 80 SEK. Children under 18 free

 

 

QUIZES

 

Stockholms Musikquiz

Stockholm’s funniest and most prestigious music quiz.

Where: Debaser Strand

When: Wednesday 12th March 19.00

Damage: Free entry

 

Stockholm Filmquiz

Questions in the form of video and sound clips. Up to 4 people per team.

Where: Debaser Strand, Bar Brooklyn 

When: Thursday 20th March 18.30

Damage: Free entry

 

English Pub Quiz

Where: Saints Food and Drinks, Hagagatan 4 (near Odenplan)

When: Sunday 9th March and 23rd March 19.00

Damage: Free entry

 

FOOD

 

Lakritsfestivalen 2014 (Licorice Festival)

Sweden’s annual Licorice feast. In 2014 the licorice festival will be an even more luxurious festival experience. This means more licorice activities with the theme “a world of licorice” and the increasing interest for licorice as a spice in cooking and baking.

Where: Globen Annexet

When: Sat 22nd March 10am-7pm and Sunday 23rd March 11am-5pm

Damage: 125 SEK

 

Korvfestivalen (Sausage Festival)

The first Korvfestivalen (Sausage festival) took place in 2013 at Nordiska Museet and was a great success with over 5,000 visitors. For 2014 the Korvakademien (sausage academy) have arranged a new festival, this time at Annexet in Stockholm, where lots of activities and tastings await

Where: Globen Annexet

When: Saturday 29 March and Sunday 30th March 10am-6pm

Damage: 125 SEK

 

Guided Food Tours

Walks to sample the fantastic array of multicultural dining that Stockholm has to offer.

Where: Various

When: Until October

Damage: 695 SEK

 

 ART

 

Liljevalchs Spring Salon 2014

This is the kind of exhibition where you can bring your children, as well as your parents or your friends – no one will be disappointed as it appeals to all ages. There are sculptures and paintings, installations and film clips. YLC were there at the opening – read more about it here.

Where:  Djurgårdsvägen 60, Djurgården

When: Until 23rd March. Tuesday 11.00–20.00, Wednesday 11.00–17.00, Thursday 11.00–20.00, Friday-Sunday 11.00–17.00.

Damage: Adults 60 – 80 SEK. Under-18s free.

 

Gabriel Orozco – Natural Motion

Premiere exhibition in Scandinavia by Mexian artist Orozco, one of his generations most acclaimed artists. Since the late 1980s, his work has grown in reputation and pioneered a new form of conceptual art, which does not shy away from depth or precision, using sculpture, photography, painting, drawing and installation.

Where: Moderna Museet

When: Until 4th May. Closed Mondays. Open from 10.00 – 18.00 all other days and until 20.00 on Tuesday and Friday.

Damage: Adults 100 – 120 SEK. Under-18s free.

 

Dance Machines – From Léger to Kraftwerk

Exhibition focusing on the fascination with machines, industry and everyday mechanisation. One gallery is devoted to Kraftwerk’s 3-D installation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 (2013).

Where: Moderna Museet

When: Until 27th April. Closed Mondays. Open from 10.00 – 18.00 all other days and until 20.00 on Tuesday and Friday.

Damage: Adults 100 – 120 SEK. Under-18s free.

 

Roger Ballen’s Theater of the Absurd

Exhibition presenting over 100 works from the 1970s to the present day by Roger Ballen whose powerful black-and-white photographs are profoundly existential.

Where: Fotografiska

When: 14 March – 7 June. Sunday – Wednesday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm and Thursday – Saturday 9:00 am – 11: 00 pm

Damage: Adults 90 – 120 SEK. Under-12s free.

 

Robert Frank – Photographs from the Collections of Fotomuseum Winterthur and Fotostiftung Schweiz

After having travelled across the United States for two years taking photographs, Robert Frank selected 83 pictures for his book The Americans. Published in the United States in 1959, the book provided a stark contrast to the media’s superficial image of American society. The critical response was savage.

Where: Fotografiska

When: 7 March – 18 May. Sunday – Wednesday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm and Thursday – Saturday 9:00 am – 11: 00 pm

Damage: Adults 90 – 120 SEK. Under-12s free.

 

The Visible – Swedish Contemporary Photography

Comprehensive photo exhibition containing works from the last five years by twenty-one photographers. The point of departure for the exhibition is the changes taking place in photography during the 1990s.

Where: Artipelag

When: Until 11th May.  Tuesday –Friday 11 am – 4pm and Saturday – Sunday 11am – 5pm.

Damage: Adults 100 – 120 SEK. Under-19s free.

 

Man Ray – New York, Paris, Hollywood

Major retrospective exhibition of the American cult artist Man Ray (1890-1976).

Where: Millesgården

When: Until 8 June. Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

Damage: 80 – 100 SEK. Under-19s free.

 

Vanna Bowles’s and Tilda Lovell

Art exhibitions by two Swedish artists.

Where: Lars Bohman Gallery

When: 1st – 30th March daily between 12.00 and 16.00

 

 

WALKS

 

City Walk – Stockholm the Beauty on Water

Guided walk with a licensed guide that will take you off the beaten track. The guide will tell you about the historical centre where Stockholm was born and about Swedish traditions and life style.

Where:  Begins at the Royal Opera House, Gustav Adolfs torg.

When: Fridays from 7 March to 30 May (with a few variations).

Damage: 120 SEK – payment in cash to the guide. No need to book in advance, the walk will always take place, rain or shine. This walk is also in Italian same dates and time.

 

OTHER

 

Game On 2.0

International exhibition with the world’s largest exhibition of computer games

Where: The National Museum of Science and Technology (Tekniska Museet)

When: Until 27 April. Open every day.

Damage: Adults 120 SEK. Kids under 7 free, between 7-19 40 SEK.

 

Kings Of Tennis

See some of the world’s greatest tennis legends play during Kings of Tennis. Kings Of Tennis is part of the ATP Champions Tour and only former champions will participate.

Where: Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre

When: Tuesday 11th – Friday 14th March

Damage: 495 SEK

 

Matuska Toy Show

All kind of collectibles, mostly vintage toys and dolls.

Where: Åsö Gymnasium

When: Sunday 30 March 10:00am

Damage: 60-120 SEK

 

Allt för Sjön (Stockholm International Boat Show)

The largest boat show in the Nordic region with boats and accessories.

Where: Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö

When: 1st-9th March, Saturday-Sunday 10am – 6pm, Weekdays 12am – 8pm

Damage: Adults 150 SEK, Children 30-70 SEK.

 

Vildmarksmässan (Wilderness Fair)

The northern region’s largest public event in wilderness and the natural meeting place for active outdoor people. Here you will find the Kit – the Places – the Experiences.

Where:  Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö

When: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th March, Friday 12:00 – 20:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

 

Hem & Villa Utemiljö (Home & Villa Outdoor)

Premiere of a new exhibition focusing on products and services for the outside of the house and/ or the summerhouse.

Where:  Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö

When: Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd March, 09.00- 18:00

 

Nordiska Trädgårdar (Nordic Gardens)

Scandinavia’s leading garden show. Seminars, open lectures and inspirational displays.

Where:  Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö

When: Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd March, 09.00- 18:00

 

Sprallsång

Sing-along for persons with disabilities (various times for different age groups) 

Where: Stallet

When: Friday 7th March 19.30

Damage: 160 – 80 SEK

 
Featured Image: Annelie Elfsö/FotoAlle

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