What's on in Sweden: May 16 - 22
Jasmine Enberg · 15 May 2008, 14:17
Published: 15 May 2008 14:17 GMT+02:00
An energetic cabaret concert with songs by Britten, Poulenc, and Holländer among others performed by Paula Hoffman and Eric Skarby.
Location: Cafe Agueli, Blecktornsgränd 9.
Time: Friday, May 16th, 7pm.
Phone: 08- 641 33 81
More information: www.agueli.se
The horse racing event of the year. A full weekend of races with V75 and the Sweden Cup on Saturday and Elitloppet on Sunday.
Location: Solvalla Racetrack, Travbanevägen, Bromma.
Time: Saturday, May 17th and Sunday, May 18th
Phone: 08- 635 90 00
More information: www.solvalla.se
Freestyle Motocross Games
One of the world's best motocross shows arrives in Sweden. A two hour performance offering an array of jaw-dropping tricks.
Price: 185-345 kronor
Location: Stockholm Globe Arena, Globentorget.
Time: Saturday, May 17th, 7pm
Phone: 077- 131 00 00
More information and tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mayo Boule Festival
It's time for this year's Mayo Boule Festival. Come to watch or participate. It promises to be a real festival atmosphere with lots of entertainment.
Times: Thursday, May 22nd, 3pm-11pm
Phone: 08- 714 04 20
More information: www.mayo.se
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are performing together again! See them live this weekend as they perform songs from their newest album "Dig, Lazarus, Dig."
Price: 395 kronor
Location: Stockholm Globe Arena, Globentorget
Times: Saturday, May 17th, 7.30pm
Phone: 08- 720 12 30
Welcome to Sweden's largest running event. Come and experience the atmosphere on the streets as 150.000 spectators cheer on the participants.
Location: Gothenburg City.
Time: Saturday, May 17th
All Evert Taube's songs from "Ack, annorlunda var det i Paris (It was different in Paris)" to "Änglamark." Performed by many artists including Arne Kvalnes, Elina Ryd, and Örjan Carlsson.
Location: Cafe Hängmattan, Musikens hus i Majorna.
Times: Saturday, May 17th, 10pm-12am
Her Bright skies, Flood of Red (UK), and Sparkle of Hope
Presenting one of this Spring's best rock music tours from Sweden, the UK, and Belgium. Flood of Red have just ended their UK tour and Her Bright Skies are about to release their debut album this Spring.
Location: Fängelset - Härlanda Park
Time: Thursday, May 22nd, 6.30pm (entrance)
A musical sailing tour on Malmö's canals. Pass through the beautiful parks and under the bridges with live music. Bring your own picnic.
Price: 160 - 220 kronor (under 12 - 80 kronor)
Location: Flotten, Södertull.
Times: May 16th-June 19th, Monday to Saturday, 6pm and 8pm
Phone: 040- 300 350
More information: email@example.com
The Hamster wheel
A group art exhibition. Initiated by Franz West and originally shown at the Venice Bienniale 2007.
Location: Malmö Konsthall, S:t Johannesgatan 7.
Time: Saturday, May 17th 11am-5pm
Phone: 040- 34 12 93
Teddy Bear Sports Meeting
The Nalle children arrange their own competitions. Assisted by sutdents from Skånes Music and Culture School, Malmö SymfoniOrkester invites you to watch athletics you never thought could be possibly performed by teddy bears to music by the orchestra. Perfect for the family.
Price: 80 kronor
Location: Malmö SymfoniOrkester, Konserthuset, Föreningsgatan.
Times: Saturday, May 17th, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm
Phone: 040- 34 35 00