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What's On in Sweden: Jan. 29th - Feb. 4th

The Local · 27 Jan 2010, 22:46

Published: 27 Jan 2010 22:46 GMT+01:00

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Antiques and Curios Fair

Dusty old objects exhibiting dusty old objects. From elegant antiques to kitsch classics that have "been in the family for years".

Price: See website

Location: Kista Mässan

Date: 29th - 31st January

More information: Kista Mässan

Stockholm Reggae Week

Roots and Culture in a Stockholm stylee.

Price:See website

Location: Mosebacke Etablissement

Date: until 31st January

More information: Mosebacke

Sing Gospel

Clap your hands and sing with a choir of 1,300(!) led by Walter Owens of Chicago and Joshua Nelson of NYC

Price: see website

Location: Stockholms Konserthus

Date: 30th January

Time: 6pm

More information: Stockholm Gospel

We Were Promised Jetpacks

Edinburgh quartet destined for big things.... but not Jetpacks

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Debaser

Date: 30th January

Time: 8pm

More information: Debaser

Depeche Mode

The boys from Basildon continue the Swedish leg of their 'Tour Of The Universe'

Price: see website

Location: Globen

Date: 31st January

Time: 19.15

More information: Globen


The Gothenburg International Film Festival

Shorts, Features, Seminars and Popcorn... It's film buff heaven.

Price: See Website

Location: 10 cinemas around Gothenburg

Date: 29th January - 8th February

More information: Gothenburg International Film Festival

Dogge Doggelito

El Superclásico, Swedish Hip Hop legend behind the decks at The Lotus Bar. Guaranteed to make you "rör på götan!"

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Lotus Bar

Date: 29th January

Time: 8pm to 2am

More information: Dogstar Event

Chalmers Big Jump Open 2010

Elite snowboarders and skiers take on the homemade piste.

Price: Free

Location: Kårhusgården, Chalmers Johanneberg

Date: 30th January

Time: 9am until late

More information: Chalmers Big Jump Open

Jazz Competition

Dizzypline, Hammond Voyage Concept and Dixieland Rednecks lock horns (geddit?) to find Gothenburg's entry to the final.

Price: 120 kronor


Date: 31st January

Time: 4pm

More information: Nefertiti

International Athletics

Some of the world's best athletes run, jump, lift and throw things at the Samsunggalan at Scandinavium

Price: See website for details

Location: Scandinavium

Date: 2nd February

Time: 4pm

More information: Samsunggalan


Ian Brown

Manc vibes in the area. King of the swagger, Ian Brown plays KB

Price: 295 kronor

Location: Kulturbolaget

Date: 29th January

Story continues below…

Time: 8pm

More information: Kulturbolaget

Ministry Of Sound

UK club giants take over Slagthuset. DJs Alex Guadino (ITA), Southwide House Collective, Alex Moreno, Masih Ghaeny, Richard Murray (UK), Jon White (UK)

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Slagthuset

Date: 29th January

Time: Midnight

More information: Ticnet

Henry Rollins

An evening of spoken word with the hardest working man in rock.

Price: 350 kronor

Location: Palladium

Date: January 30th

Time: 6.30pm

More information: Kulturbolaget

Barnfesten - Klubb för Kids

A club afternoon for children aged 0-6. DJ's, dancing, juice and games on the dancefloor

Price: 40 kronor

Location: Inkonst

Date: 30th January

Time: 2pm - 5pm

More information: Inkonst

Do you know of any upcoming events our readers might like to attend? Drop us a line at whatson@thelocal.se

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17:13 January 28, 2010 by Davey-jo
Judging by the picture there's nothing on in Sweden!
23:46 February 1, 2010 by wenddiver
Judging by the picture, somebody should put something on their pail, skinny, uggly body!
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