14 Jun 2024
Community Religion Swedish Culture

Alla helgons dag – All Saints’ Day

Dark, dark, dark, rain rain dark and ho, what do you know…snow! Ok so November is not my favorite month. There is however a reason why the eleventh month of the year does not completely suck. Whether you call it Halloween and dress up as a pumpkin, or Dia de muertos and decorate an altar […]

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Community Culture Expat Traditions What's on: Stockholm

Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) – when the dead meet the living

It’s almost like a trend now. We see references everywhere to the Mexican Day of the Dead; in Halloween costumes with skull face-paint better known in Mexico as ¨Catrinas¨, but also in Hollywood films like the latest James Bond movie, Spectre, 2015, where the opening sequence shows a Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City. […]

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Culture Wine

YLC Wine of the Month: November

When days are getting darker and nights are getting colder, one might want to curl up on the sofa after a big hearty meal for a chat with a friend and a nice glass of wine. YLC asked sommelier Matthias Breitsameter for his pick of the month! This month we are going to the Rhone […]

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Culture Music What's on: Stockholm

YLC Gigs: November

Does your November need hotting up? Don’t miss our guide to the best concerts and festivals in Stockholm over the coming month! You’re welcome! From 31/10  to 06/11 Red Bull Music Academy – Stockholm Weekender Different location and artists, among which: Four Tet, Neneh Cherry, DJ Harvey, Omar Souleyman, Hauschka, Mø, Kode9, Cari Lekebusch, Simian Mobile […]

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Community Swedish Culture

YLC Guide: Swedish November Traditions

Just because it’s too early to crack open the glögg, doesn’t mean the month of November is devoid of celebration!

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