What’s on in Sweden: April 25 – May 1

What's on this week in Sweden: Surreal circus in Stockholm, Entombed in Gothenburg, Walpurgis celebrations in Malmö.


Taylor Mac

”If you only see one drag act ever, this should probably be it.” Strong words of advice from Time Out London.

Price: 160 kronor

Location: Södra Teatern, Mosebacke Torg 1-3

Time: Monday, April 28th, 7pm

More information: www.sodrateatern.com

Surreal circus

The Montreal based circus troupe, “7 doigts de la main” returns to Stockholm. In 2003, they made their breakthrough on the international scene with a surreal circus show that combines traditional Chinese acrobatics with modern dance, basketball, and skateboarding. Don’t miss it!

Price: 230 kronor

Location: Subtopia, Rotemannavägen 10.

Time: Friday, April 25th, 7pm

…and continuing.

Phone: 08- 530 616 77

More information: http://www.sodrateatern.com/en/Program–Tickets/Events-container/Taylor-Mac/

Three Artists

Three artists from three cities join together for a collective exhibition. Artists: Tatiana Essbland (Nack, Sweden), Frauke Bohge (Berlin, Germany), and Tord Camilton (Uppsala, Sweden).

Location: Köpmangatan 4, Gamla Stan.

Time: Saturday April 26th 12pm-8pm

…and continuing to May 1st.

Phone: 08- 24 41 51

Tickets: Galleri Svea

My Generation

A tribute to the 1960’s. A party with the best music from the 1960s including The Rolling Stones, James Brown, The Beatles, The Supremes and more. Live acts include the Repeatles and guest Magnus Carlson.

Price: 160 kronor

Location: Restaurang Tyrol, Lilla Allmänna gränd 2.

Time: Friday, April 25th, 8pm

…and continuing.

Phone: 08- 670 76 65

Tickets: <a href="http://www1.ticnet.se/Entry?S=SISE&E1=STHTYR200804252200&E2=alla


Sphere The Experience

The biggest DJ gala in northern Europe! Ten of the world’s best DJ’s perform in the biggest electronic music event ever in Sweden. Note: Tickets only available through direct online payment.

Price: 570 kronor – 920 kronor (VIP)

Location: Stockholm Globe Arena, Globentorget.

Times: Saturday, April 26th, 6pm.

Phone: 077- 131 00 00

Tickets: <a href="http://www1.ticnet.se/EventList?eventSubGroupId=GLO324.215156


Walpurgis Night

Skansen offers a memorable Walpurgis night by welcoming the Spring season in the traditional Swedish way with bonfires, choirs, and the game, “Bat the Cat Out of the Vat.” Spring’s arrival has been celebrated at Skansen since 1894, and the programme has not changed much since then.

Location: Skansen Open Air Museum, Djurgårdslätten 49-51.

Time: Wednesday, April 30th

Phone: 08- 442 80 00

More information: [email protected]


Borta bra men hemma bästa

Maria and Josef live a comfortable, predictable life in their IKEA-styled home. When they meet 40 year old Mirna, an illegal immigrant with teenage rock-star dreams, their world is turned upside down. A guest performance from Helsingborg’s Stadsteater presented with FolkTeatern in Göteborg for the project Nya Pjäser – Nya Världar.

Location: Pusterviks Stora Scen

Time: Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th

More information: Pustervik

Gothenburg Horse Show

The Gothenburg Horse Show presents Rolex FEI World Cup Final 2008. You can see the world’s best riders and horses in eight performances full of excitement, laughter, and beautiful riding.

Location: Scandinavium

Times: Wednesday, April 23rd

…and continuing to April 27th.

More information: www.goteborghorseshow.se

Valborg goes live

Live metal music from Somber, Marionette, Everygrey, Entombed and others to celebrate Valborg.

Age: 13-20

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Brewhouse – Stena arena.

Time: Wednesday, April 30th, 7pm

Eric Gadd

During the spring, Eric Gadd plays intimate performances in unusually crowded clubs as a precursor to the summer performances and the autumn tour. This weekend he’ll be raising the temperature at Neferiti with his red-hot single “Tvåhundratusen” (Two hundred thousand).

Location: Nefertiti

Times: Thursday, April 24th


La Fille du Regiment

The last chance to experience opera live in High Definition transmitted directly from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The transmission begins an hour before the show so the audience in Sweden can watch as the audience arrives in New York.

Price: 290 kronor

Location: Biograf Spegeln, Stortorget 29.

Times: Saturday, April 26th, 7.30pm

Phone: 040- 12 59 78

Tickets: 040- 10 30 20

My Eklund and Pascal Jardy

The duo My Eklund and Pascal Jardy perform music by D. Ortiz, J. Dowland and V. Galilei.

Price: 40 kronor (Children 7-15, 10 kronor)

Location: Malmö Konstmuseum, Slottsholmen.

Time: Sunday, April 27th, 2pm-4pm

Phone: 040- 344437

Walpurgis Concert

Malmö’s largest men’s choir hold a concert to celebrate the spring on Walpurgis.

Location: Margaretapaviljongen.

Times: Wednesday, April 30th, 7pm

Valborg in Malmö

Interested in celebrating Valborg in the traditional Swedish way? Come welcome the Spring this year at Pildammsparken with picnics, a children’s show, a bonfire, and an unexpected Valborg experience.

Location: Pildammsparken.

Time: Wednesday, April 30th, 5pm, 7.30pm, and 9.30pm

More information: [email protected]