‘We don’t want to be an island. We are all Swedish people’

‘We don’t want to be an island. We are all Swedish people’

Järvaveckan, a political festival held in the suburbs of Stockholm, attracts people from across the country but still maintains its local roots.

What’s on: 10 Swedish festivals you shouldn’t miss this summer
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What’s on: 10 Swedish festivals you shouldn’t miss this summer

Malmö Pride sacks festival head over cash crisis

Malmö Pride sacks festival head over cash crisis

Kings, queens and jesters: step back in time at Gotland’s Medieval Week

Kings, queens and jesters: step back in time at Gotland’s Medieval Week

First tickets for Sweden’s ‘man-free’ festival to go on sale

First tickets for Sweden’s ‘man-free’ festival to go on sale

Sweden comedian secures funding for ‘man-free’ music festival

Sweden comedian secures funding for ‘man-free’ music festival

15 great English-language acts at Sweden’s Fringe festivals

15 great English-language acts at Sweden’s Fringe festivals

Swedish music festival cancels next year’s event amid rape reports

Swedish music festival cancels next year’s event amid rape reports

Secret running festival to help Stockholmers let loose

Secret running festival to help Stockholmers let loose

Five ways to discover something new in Sweden

Five ways to discover something new in Sweden

‘I never intended to start this, but I saw a gap in the market’

‘I never intended to start this, but I saw a gap in the market’

Calls for action to crack down on sexual crimes

Calls for action to crack down on sexual crimes

Swede’s fury at Daily Mail’s Bråvalla ‘lies’

Swede’s fury at Daily Mail’s Bråvalla ‘lies’

British band boycotts Swedish festival over reported rapes

British band boycotts Swedish festival over reported rapes

Swedish police backtrack on refugee groping claim

Swedish police backtrack on refugee groping claim

Stockholm festival pledges ‘zero tolerance’ for groping

Stockholm festival pledges ‘zero tolerance’ for groping

Police defend warning for solo women in northern Sweden

Police defend warning for solo women in northern Sweden

Swedish teen pop star blogs ‘a swine is a swine’

Swedish teen pop star blogs ‘a swine is a swine’

Which stars will sing in Sweden in 2016?

Which stars will sing in Sweden in 2016?

Five unmissable music festivals in Sweden

Five unmissable music festivals in Sweden

What’s on in Sweden: June 4th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: June 4th – 11th

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

Stockholm events get ‘gender’ funding rules

Stockholm events get ‘gender’ funding rules

‘I can’t wait to catch the vibe in Stockholm’

‘I can’t wait to catch the vibe in Stockholm’

Top five winter festivals in Sweden

Top five winter festivals in Sweden

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award

Fermented fish bomb thrown at festival

Fermented fish bomb thrown at festival

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Mud and Marilyn at Hultsfred

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Sunny Midsummer marred by violence

Sofia Talvik crosses the Atlantic with her guitar in hand

Sofia Talvik crosses the Atlantic with her guitar in hand

‘Frozen River’ wins Stockholm film festival prize

‘Frozen River’ wins Stockholm film festival prize

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Swedish film picks up Cannes award

Mud, sun and Neil Young: The Local’s festival survival tips

Mud, sun and Neil Young: The Local’s festival survival tips

‘Jack Nicholson’ surprises Swedish music festival fans

‘Jack Nicholson’ surprises Swedish music festival fans

Swedish music fans brace for summer festival frenzy

Swedish music fans brace for summer festival frenzy

Unruly start to Swedish music fest

Unruly start to Swedish music fest

Peace, love and ‘the delirium of existence’

Peace, love and ‘the delirium of existence’

Festivalgoers’ pee pollutes Swedish river

Festivalgoers’ pee pollutes Swedish river

Walpurgis Night: Why are Swedes dancing around bonfires?

Walpurgis Night: Why are Swedes dancing around bonfires?

Swedish summer music festival preview: June

Swedish summer music festival preview: June

17 injured as lightning strikes Peace & Love

17 injured as lightning strikes Peace & Love

Swedish summer music festival preview: July

Swedish summer music festival preview: July

Swedish town stops plans to strip its ladies

Swedish town stops plans to strip its ladies

‘Cool’ Swedish artists descend on US capital

‘Cool’ Swedish artists descend on US capital

Hultsfred music festival heads to Stockholm

Hultsfred music festival heads to Stockholm

Swedish music festivals: A survival guide

Swedish music festivals: A survival guide

Top ten must-see Swedish music festivals

Top ten must-see Swedish music festivals

Bankruptcy stops music for Peace & Love festival

Bankruptcy stops music for Peace & Love festival

Visby Medieval Week offers ‘full on experience’

Visby Medieval Week offers ‘full on experience’

Syrian music star granted Swedish visa

Syrian music star granted Swedish visa