What's on in Sweden: April 4 - 10
Jasmine Enberg · 3 Apr 2008, 12:44
Published: 03 Apr 2008 12:44 GMT+02:00
Stockholm Junior Film Festival
This film festival is designed specifically for young people between the ages of 6 and 16. The theme is focused on Nordic productions, but films from all over the world will be shown.
Price: Free for children, young adults, school classes, teachers and Stockholm Film Festival members. Other adults 50 kronor per show.
Location: Cinema Skandia, Drottninggatan 82.
Time: Sunday, April 6th, 9am-3pm
Phone: 08- 698 89 93
Tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org or 08- 677 50 51
More information: www.stockholmfilmfestival.se
Turbonegro will be performing this weekend at Tyrol as part of The Volcom Tour. Formed in 1989, the Norwegian rockers released their debut album “Hot Cars and Spent Contraceptives” in 1992. Joining them on tour are US bands Valient Thorr and Year Long Disaster.
Minimum Age: 13
Price: 320 kronor
Location: Restaurang Tyrol, Lilla Almänna grand 2.
Time: Sunday, April 6th, 7.30pm
Phone: 08- 670 76 65
The Blue Koala
A comedy sent in the 1970s about a group of women of different ages and backgrounds who attempt to save the koala from extinction. Billed as a “must for connoisseurs of English humour”.
Price: 190 kronor
Location: Boulevard Theater, Götgatan 73.
Time: Wednesday, April 9th, 7pm
Phone: 08- 642 98 00
More information: www.boulevardteatern.se
Nordic Gardens Fair
Scandinavia’s leading garden fair is back with seminars and exhibitions.
Location: Stockholm International Fairs, Mässvägen 1.
Times: Thursday, April 10th
Phone: 08- 749 41 00
A retrospective exhibition covering sixty years of creativity. Bengt Olson uses natural shapes and impressions to create abstract paintings in the Nordic tone. The exhibition focuses on color, dance, and rhythm.
Location: Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Prins Eugens väg 6, Djurgården.
Time: Saturday, April 5th, 11am-5pm
Phone: 08- 545 837 00
More information: www.waldemarsudde.se
Democrats Abroad- Panel Discussion
Democrats Abroad- Sweden and ABF Huset present a panel discussion -- "The 2008 U.S. Presidential Election. What's at Stake for Sweden: culture, politics, and foreign policy."
Henrik Berggren, Historian and journalist for Dagens Nyheter
Jan Hallenberg, Professor at the Swedish National Defense College
Paul Lappalainen, Swedish and American lawyer, member of the Stockholm City Council
Location: ABF Huset, Sveavägen 41.
Time: Tuesday, April 22nd, 6pm-7.30pm
Big City Lights
A modern, urban drama set in New York, the city where “the sky is the limit.” The play follows a day in the lives of two women, Rose and Lilian, and their search for what life in the city has to offer.
Location: Stora Scen, Göteborgs Stadsteater.
Time: Friday, April 4th, 7pm
Phone: 031- 708 71 14/15
Tickets: 031- 708 71 00
International Gem and Mineral Show
The Geological Society in Gothenburg presents the 18th international exhibition of different gems and minerals.
Price: 50 kronor (Children 7-15 10 kronor)
Location: Friidrottens Hus
Times: Saturday, April 5th, 10am-5pm and Sunday, April 6th, 10am-4pm
Phone: 031- 42 10 73
Sweden’s best stand up comics together on the same stage at the same time. Only one microphone, one stand, and 10 minutes each with the audience. Big Comedy 2008 presents Adde Malmberg, Lennie Norman, Anna-Lena Brundin, Marika Carlsson and others.
Location: Göteborgs Konserthus
Time: Sunday, April 6th
The Perishers formed in Sweden in 1997 and debuted in 2002 with “From Nothing to One.” Their latest album is partly produced by Per Sunding (The Cardigans, the Ark) and has become more instrumental with songs such as “Victorious.”
Time: Thursday, April 3rd
More information: More information: www.livenation.se
This film by Petra Bauer uses a newspaper article from 2003 about a married man who was detained for having sex with his wife to investigate how different norms affect our decisions. The wife was 13 and from Malmö, and the husband 18, from Libanon. When she gave birth to their child he was taken into custody.
Location: Röda Sten
Times: Saturday, April 5th and Sunday April 6th
More information: More information: www.pogogo.se
Sewing Fair 2008
The sewing fair is back and better than ever with new, inspirational exhibitions, workshops, pearls, and fashion shows by talented fashion designers from Malmö.
Price: 100 kronor (under-18 60 kronor)
Location: Stadionmässan/Europaporten Kongresscenter
Times: Friday/Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday, April 6th, 10am-4pm
Phone: 040- 51 07 43
More information: www.symassan.se
Wendy James & Racine
Wendy James (ex Transvision Vamp) and Racine (UK) are holding a concert in Malmö this weekend with DJ Jepson from The Ark and supporting act December Darling.
Price: 80 kronor
Location: Inkonst, Bergsgatan 29
Time: Thursday, April 3rd, 9pm
Phone: 040- 30 65 97
An international fencing competition arranged by MF19 for young fencers in Foil and Epee.
Location: Heleneholms idrottshall
Times: Saturday/Sunday 9am-4pm
Phone: 040- 26 32 75
The second to last of the Digital Operas will take place at Biograf Spegeln this weekend. You have the chance to experience La Boheme in High Definition transmitted live from the New York Metropolitan Opera. The satellite transmission begins one hour before the performance so the audience in Malmö can watch the New York audience arrive at the Met.
Price: 290 kronor
Location Biograf Spegeln, Stortorget 29.
Time: Saturday, April 5th, 7.30pm
Phone: 040- 12 59 78
Tickets: 040- 10 30 20
The Fire Brigade’s Spring Gala
The Malmö Fire Brigade is holding four concerts this weekend to celebrate the beginning of spring. It will be conducted by Monica Tyllgren and soloists include Hasse Andersson, Anki Albertsson, and Marianne Mörck.
Price: 250 kronor
Location: Malmö Konserthus
Times: Saturday, April 5th, 3pm and 7pm and Sunday, April 6th, 2pm and 6pm
Tickets: 040- 34 28 64