24 Jul 2024
Sanna Nielsen
Music Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

Swedish summer traditions: Sing-along at Skansen

The Swedes really love a good sing-along and there’s nothing more Swedish than Allsång på Skansen. The crowds gather in thousands to sing together at Skansen, and another million or two watch it on the telly.  The sing-along tradition at Skansen actually dates back to 1935, and its run on the TV started in 1979. […]

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Culture Lifestyle Music

Melodifestivalen: Your Guide to the Big Final

The travelling music extravaganza has been going on for five weeks already, and now it’s time for the big final of Melodifestivalen! Melodifestivalen is kind of a big deal. It may be the Swedish qualifications round for the Eurovision Song Contest, but it is so much more – and it is bigger than Eurovision here, […]

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Culture Friday Playlist Music

Friday Playlist: Xmas in Stockholm

Isn’t it about time to break out that Xmas music? We bring you a playlist with some pretty excellent Swedish artists who have all put their great voices on some Christmas tunes.

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