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Meshuggah. Photo: Olle Carlsson
Scandinavian Culture Calendar – Where to go, what to see? It’s all happening here! Putkinotko: Pauliina Pöllänen (Until 15 Dec) Catch the last few days of this exhibition at the Finnish Institute of London, where a new body of work by Finnish ceramist Pauliina Pöllänen is displayed. Also, keep an eye out for her upcoming exhibition at the Design Museum in Helsinki, due to start in January 2017. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm. Finnish Institute in London, 3 York Way, London, NC1 4AE. www.finnish-institute.org.uk
Stockholm Musikgymnasium Choir (15 Dec) Conductor Bengt Ollén directs the choir from Stockholm’s Musikgymnasium in a traditional Lucia performance as part of the Winter Festival at the Southbank
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Centre. 4pm. Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX. www.southbankcentre.co.uk
O2 Forum Kentish Town, 9-17 Highgate Road, London NW5 1JY. www.academymusicgroup.com
Nordic Yulefest (Until 18 Dec)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (20 Jan)
Explore a Scandinavian Christmas market with a hipster edge. Think Nordic food, a photo booth experience, cocktails and games. For those who want to go all in, there is a five-course menu ticket. Nordic Yulefest pop-up, 347 Old Street, London EC1V 9LP. www.londonpopups.com
Meshuggah (20 Jan) For some extreme Swedish metal with a back catalogue stretching back to 1987, head for Kentish Town this January. 7pm.
The Norwegian orchestra, conducted by Edward Gardner, visits Cadogan Hall to perform Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and Grieg Peer’s Suite No. 1. 7.30pm. Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ. www.cadoganhall.com
José González with The Gothenburg String Theory (24 Jan) The Argentinian-Swedish singersongwriter behind the hit Heartbeats Issue 95 | December 2016 | 117
Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with Swedish skiing ace Charlotte Kalla.