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The Nutcracker

Each year around Christmas, The Nutcracker is performed at Stockholm’s Royal Opera House. As is the custom, this play combines sparkling ballet with Tchaikovsky’s enchanting music. But this rendition’s décor and choreography have been highly influenc...

Sweden International Horse Show

Horse riding is Sweden’s most popular sport, second only to soccer. Where it concerns women it even holds the number one spot! It will therefore not come as a surprise that the Sweden International Horse Show is one of the biggest of its kind. The sh...

Stockholm Jazz Festival

The Stockholm Jazz Festival celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2008 with a line-up of big names. Mary J. Blige and Van Morrison, among others, gave their greatest hits a successful and very well received jazz makeover. The record of the world’s longe...

Stockholm Beer Festival

Sweden’s beer industry has been growing exponentially and Stockholm’s Beer Festival, first held in 1992, is one of Europe’s biggest and most important beer festivals. The three-day festival is spread out over two weekends, allowing its thousands of v...

Smaka på Stockholm

Smaka på Stockholm literally means ‘A Taste of Stockholm’. It offers the city a great opportunity to present the best it has to offer, both culinary and culturally. A great many restaurants in Kungsträdgården will endeavour to serve more than 200 dif...

Sankta Lucia

Probably one of Sweden’s most typical and traditional national holidays is Sankta Lucia (Saint Lucy’s Day) which is held each year on December 13. On this day, the holy Saint Lucia, bringer of light, is honoured. On December 5, Lucia is crowned in ti...

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