22 Apr 2024
Festivals Music Swedish Culture

Melodifestivalen 2018 – Your guide to the Grand Final

The Mello season consisting of six weeks of touring music entertainment from various locations around Sweden is reaching its climax. The final once again takes place at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, and at the end of Saturday’s programme, we will know who will represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. As you should know […]

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Comedian Al Pitcher on life in Sweden

We bring you the first part of our interview with Stockholm-based comedian Al Pitcher! We had the opportunity to sit down and have a chat with stand-up comedian Al Pitcher at an atmospheric hotel bar with 1920s swing music playing in the background and setting the mood. Never mind that it was 9 am on […]

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Culture Featured

ON TV: Spectacular crimes in the land of the Midnight Sun

Fans of Nordic crime series have something spectacular to look forward to this autumn, when SVT’s new series Midnight Sun premieres on the 23rd of October. We had a little chat with two of the actors from the series, Gustaf Hammarsten and Sofia Jannok when SVT presented this season’s TV productions.   Måns Mårlind and […]

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Culture Music

Molly Sandén on singing in New York and Nynäshamn

We had the chance to chat with Molly Sandén ahead of her appearance in SVT’s new premium music entertainment series En kväll i New York. The series premieres on Saturday the 27th August and brings 13 Swedish stars on stage at the legendary Apollo Theater in New York where the likes of Billie Holiday, Ella […]

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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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