What’s on in Sweden: June 6 – 13

What’s on in Sweden: Football, football and more football. And food and art and music.


National Day

Skansen open air park and zoo is the place to be to celebrate Sweden’s national day. There are activities all day, with the Royal Family putting in an appearance in the early evening.

Location: Skansen

Time: June 6th, 11am – 8pm

More information: Skansen

A taste of Stockholm

Some of Stockholm’s best restaurants gather one place to sell some tasty morsels, often at a knock-down price.

Location: Kungsträdgården

Time: Thursday, Friday 11am – 11.30pm, Saturday 11am – 10pm

More information: A taste of Stockholm

Euro 2008

Follow Sweden’s fortunes at Euro 2008 at a club named after battling midfielder Tobias Linderoth. First up, Sweden v Greece on Tuesday.

Location: Street, Hornstulls strand 4

Time: Tuesday, 6.30pm

More information: Klubb Linderoth


Happy Gothenburg

The Happy Gothenburg society brings together some 4,000 musicians, singers, dancers and gymnasts for a long weekend of festivities.

Location: All over the city. Check out the website below.

Time: All weekend

More information: Happy Gothenburg

Tomorrow always belongs to us

A new exhibition featuring some of the most exciting young painters in the Nordic region.

Location: Göteborgs Konsthall, Götaplatsen

Date: June 5th – September 28th

More information: Göteborgs Konsthall

Euro 2008

Dig out your yellow jersey and watch Sweden take on holders Greece at Euro 2008.

Location: Kajskjul 8, Packhuskajen

Time: Tuesday, Doors open 6pm

More information: Kajskjul 8


Amanda Jenssen

She came second in Swedish Idol and she’s just released her first album. And here she is, performing free at Folkets Park.

Location: Folkets Park

Time: June 6th, 5pm – 5.45pm

More information: Folkets Park

Gary Louris

If football’s not your thing, Gary Louris from the Jayhawks might be just the thing on Tuesday evening. It’s a free concert too.

Location: Friisgatan 26

Time: Tuesday, On stage at 9pm

More information: Kulturbolaget

Euro 2008

Big screen football for free at Folkets park. And not just Sweden’s games either.

Location: Folkets Park

Time: June 7th – 12th, 5pm – 11pm

More information: Folkets Park