18 Jul 2024
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Stockholm St Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

We had the chance to attend the Stockholm St. Patrick’s Day parade once again this year, and enjoyed our Irish friends bringing their green cheer to the city along with some nice spring weather. The route took the parade from Humlegården past Kungsträdgården into Gamla Stan, where the day continued with entertainment from the Blarney Pilgrims, […]

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In Pictures: Stockholm St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

The Stockholm St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held on Saturday 19th of March and the route took the green parade from Humlegården to the Old Town via Stureplan, Nybroplan, the Grand Hotel, the Royal Castle and the House of Parliament. YLC’s Nina Uddin followed along the route with her camera.    

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Community Expat Traditions What's on: Stockholm

Shockholm 2015 takes you on the Shockway

The Shockholm team believes in the motto ”We can move mountains” and we believe they certainly can after witnessing the Globe being turned into a giant Jack-o-lantern for last year’s Shockholm. But what exactly can you do to follow that up? Bill Schacht is the man behind the biggest Halloween parade in Scandinavia, and he’s […]

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In Pictures: St. Patrick’s Parade

The sun has finally come and it came bringing joy – or so it appeared on Sunday as we walked along with the St. Patrick’s parade, organised by the Swedish-Irish Society. A wave of green flooded the streets of Stockholm departing from Humlegården and all the way to Kornhamnstorg  in Gamla Stan, in the shape […]

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Community Culture Expat Traditions What's on: Stockholm

What’s shocking in Stockholm? Shockholm 2014

What do you do when you move country and you really miss something from home? Well, you introduce it to your new country of course. That’s what Bill Schacht did with Halloween, he created Shockholm – Sandinavia’s largest Halloween parade.

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What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 29 Oct – 2 Nov

The end of October already!? The clocks have gone back, the weather is getting chillier, the leaves are nearly all gone – but it also means it’s time to get Spooky! Halloween weekend means parties, costumes, candy, and scaring the pants off friends and family.   Ghost Walk in the Old Town Probably the best […]

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Culture What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 22-26 October

The day light is slowly disappearing and our days are getting shorter – but there is no lack of things to do in this great city. Exhibitions, Halloween fun, live music, workshops, theatre, dance and much more…

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