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Stockholm in August Fri 9th – Sat 10th August OLYMPIC DAY IN KUNGSTRÄDGÅRDEN

La Majonnaise is back! La Majonnaise is a French folk and boule festival, everyone is welcome whether you are a participant, spectator or just want to experience the food, the drink and the music. La Majonnaise was founded in 1995 and is Sweden’s largest open boule competition. For the first time the festival goes on tour and visit Boulebar in Gothenburg, Malmö and Örebro before the final finale at Rålambshovsparken in Stockholm. – What distinguishes La Majonnaise is the mix between food, music, people and boule. I really urge everyone to try and compete. It’s

easy to get started and our boules guides are ready with their best tips. Beginner’s luck is promised to everyone, says project manager Sigrid Bersmann. During La Majonnaise, amateurs are given the opportunity to meet the world elite from, among others, Sweden, Belgium and France. The competition runs from Friday to Sunday, August 29 - September 1. AE

This is an opportunity for children and young people to try out Olympic sports, chess, parkour and cricket, and even meet some Olympic athletes. Olympic Day is free to attend. Sun 11th August STHLM URBAN TRAIL

This isn’t your average running event. This 10 km run will take you not only around, but also through buildings. The run begins and ends in Galärparken. Runners will have a good breakfast post-run. The entrance fee increases the later you sign up, so sign up now! The cost day of is 500 SEK. Tue 13th – Sat 17th August STOCKHOLM CULTURE FESTIVAL

For five days and nights, this festival fills the city center’s streets and squares with activity. The theme this year is space. Everything at the Culture Festival is free, with the exception of guided city walks that cost 30 SEK each. The festival includes many varieties of music, street art, theater, dance, art, international guest performances, and more. enjoy this special taste of Stockholm’s unique culture. Thurs 15th – Sat 17th August NIGHT MARKET BY MISSHUMASSHU, ESTRELLA DAMM AND GIGITAL

Grilled Cheese – the food festival back in Stockholm The grilled cheese sandwich is celebrated with its own Food Festival in Hornstull on August 24th. The concept is simple: the only permitted ingredients are cheese, butter and bread. With those few ingredients it’s time to start laboring, the sandwich must not cost more than 50 swedish kr. This is the conditions when the food festival warms up the sandwich grills for this year’s



event. Just like last year, the festival is held at Södermalm, this time in connection with Hornstulls Market.In addition to the visitors being able to put their teeth into about ten versions of the hot sandwich, there is a organized competition for the best grilled cheese sandwich of the year! MT

The passage stretching diagonally from Smålandsgatan to Birger Jarlsgatan will be packed with street food, live music, arcade games, and art to buy. Now is your chance to try kimchi! Fri 16th – Sat 17th August GRÄNSLANDET – SYMPHONY FEST

Listen to the Borderland Symphony Orchestra and others play classical, modern, and pop music over two full days. You’ll hear performers play Tchaikovsky, Phillip Glass, and pianist David Huang play Bach’s Goldberg Variations in a unique silent concert. This is a wonderful festival that takes place in a gorgeous oasis in the city. If you’re a fan of symphonic music, this is definitely for you! TM

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MagazineSweden issue no 5 2019  

Magazinesweden is published 10 times a year. Are you on vacation or visit any event in Sweden you read Magazinesweden . In the magazine we h...

MagazineSweden issue no 5 2019  

Magazinesweden is published 10 times a year. Are you on vacation or visit any event in Sweden you read Magazinesweden . In the magazine we h...