Page 21 - European Calendar of Events and Festivals 2014
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Spain continued.......
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Sweden
MAY
07 – 11
14 - 18
14 – 21 28 - June 01
23 -25 29 – 01 June
30 - 31
31
JUNE
04 – 08
04 – 07 05 – 09
06
13 – 14 21
23 –29 30 - 31
JULY
05 – 13
09– 13 (tbc)
13 – 19 17 – 20
28 - 02 Aug 30 - 03 Aug 31- 02 Aug
31 - 03Aug
AUGUST
07 to 09
Celebrated throughout Spain	03 Madrid en Danza Festival Madrid becomes the focus of the international world of dance
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Island of Gotland: Medieval Week (step back in time with the people in period costumes, brave knights in various tournaments and competitions. www.medeltidsveckan.com, www.gotland.info Karlskrona: Festival of Sail sailing, cultural events, entertainment. www.karlskrona.se
Stockholm Culture Festival: music, art, street theater, events for children, outdoor dances, and 99%free! www.kulturfestivalen.stockholm.se Malmo Festival: culinary demonstrations, music, cultural events - the festival begins with the traditional feast of crayfish in the city center. www. malmofestivalen.nu
Stockholm-:Midnattsloppet - stroke of midnight in: 10 km run, 24,000 participants, music and fun along the way. www.midnattsloppet.com
08 – 10 12 –17
Gothenburg :Science Festival : more	15 than 300 activities, theme 2014: Act: React: Interact www. vetenskapsfestivalen.	16 se Gothenburg:Half marathon : a long- distance races of the world’s largest with more than 30,000 participants. www.goteborgsvarvet.com Gothenburg:Festival of theater and dance: an international biennial festival of theater and dance www.festival.goteborg.se Gothenburg:HBT-GBG West Pride festival dedicated to the culture created by and aimed at gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans, giving all concerned an opportunity to expand on these themes. www. westpride.se Stockholm :Elitloppet: the most prestigious trotting race in Europe. www.elitloppet.se Island of Gotland -:Open studios, a hundred artists and studios open their atelier to visitors who can admire and purchase artwork. www.oppna-ateljeer. se Gothenburg:Summerburst Festival : http://www. summerburst.se/ Stockholm: Marathon - www.stockholmmarathon.se
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SEPTEMBER
Stockholm: Early Music Festival: In the beautiful scenery of the Old Town of Stockholm concerts, seminars and workshops. www.semf.se Sölvesborg Sweden Rock Festival http://www. swedenrock.com/?lg=2
Taste of Stockholm restaurants move outdoors in the garden of Kungsträdgården, a celebration of gastronomy in the capital, with some of Sweden’s most famous chefs, concerts and entertainment. www.smakapastockholm.se
National Day: The biggest festival and traditional place at Skansen in Stockholm in the presence of the Royal Swedes. Feast in the gardens of Kungsträdgården Stockholm-music and entertainment. www.skansen.se
Stockholm: Summerburst Festival :Electronic Dance Festival. www.summerburst.se / Celebration of Midsummer. The festival is especially spectacular in the region of Dalarna locals dress in traditional costume. In Stockholm you can celebrate at Skansen. www.skansen.se
Fårö island of Gotland:Bergman Week Here lived the famous director Ingemar Bergman films, concerts, conferences. www.bergmanweek.se Gothenburg:Summerburst Festival :
Hova Medieval Week: to celebrate a famous battle. The largest medieval parade, medieval knights and princesses. www.riddarveckan.com Gotland :Ancient Olympics Games: The Stånga Games are an annual competition of ancient Games of the island of Gotland. www.stangaspelen.com Gothenburg:Gothia Cup, the biggest junior football tournament in the world. www.gothiacup.se Karlshamn: Baltic Sea Festival, classical music concerts with artists from countries around the Baltic Sea. www.ostersjofestivalen.se
Stockholm Pride, the largest gay festival in Scandinavia. www.stockholmpride.org Ystad :Jazz Festival: 33 concerts and 4 talk show with jazz legends.) www.ystadjazz.se Östersund:Storsjöyran Festival, on the big lake, one of the most important festivals in the country. www.storsjoyran.se
Malmö City:Horse Show: Malmo is one of eight places in the world where there is the world cup Cross Country. www.malmo.se
Gävle: Reggea Festival in: The biggest Reggae festival in Northern Europe.
06 25 – 28
25- 27
OCTOBER
02 -04 11 - 19
NOVEMBER
05 – 16 28 - 30
DECEMBER
01
11 13
Stockholm : Women’s Race10 km www.tjejmilen.se Gothenburg: International Book Fair , the most important book fair in Scandinavia. www.bok- bibliotek.se
Stockholm-:Festival of beer and whiskey: the exhibition of Europe’s largest beer and whiskey largest fair in the world. www.stockholmbeer.se see also October
As above Stockholm: Festival of beer and whiskey: the exhibition of Europe’s largest beer and whiskey largest fair in the world. www.stockholmbeer.se Stockholm: Open: international tennis tournament with the participation of champions worldwide. www.ifstockholmopen.se
Stockholm: International Film Festival with the participation of over 100 films from all over the world, shows first run movies. www.filmfestivalen.se Stockholm :International Horseshow. Greater international competition show-jumping, dressage and show horses. www.stockholmhorseshow.com End of November-December
Christmas Markets:. www.christmas-markets.org
Coronation of Saint Lucia in Sweden: the open-air museum Skansen in Stockholm www.skansen.se Stockholm :Nobel Prize: event presided over by the King of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf . www.nobel.se Sweden :Festival of Saint Lucia. www.skansen.se
Switzerland
MAY
01 - 04 03 04
04
29 - 30
JUNE
13 - 14 19 - 22 24 – 30 Aug
21 – 22(tbc)
Morges Arts and crafts market www. chateau-morges.ch Geneva : Marathon Annual event catering for all levels of fitness, half marathon and Junior courses through stunning countryside. www.genevemarathon.org Gruyere : Cheese Festival in this medieval town. Demonstrations of the traditional preparation of cheese. Cheese makers show their wares together with music, handicrafts and local artists. www. gruyere.ch Chamoson VINISSIMA - Wineries open days www. chamoson.com
Zürich: Pride Festival- a party, celebrating the rights of gays and lesbians. An exciting, inspiring and multicultural program on the festival site rounds the day off. www.csdzurich.ch Basel: ART BASEL world fair of the international art market. Over 300 carefully selected exhibitors from the world’s most important galleries turn the fairground into a museum www.artbasel.com Interlaken: William Tell, open-air theatre Friedrich Schiller’s most successful play,staged at Matten, The Tell arena is set in a forest. The open-air stage is graced by over 180 amateur actors, 20 horses and a complete procession of cows and goats www. tellspiele.ch Closes early Sept Gruyères: Medieval Festival held in the castle on Midsummer Day with sounds of the troubadours of Albadir and concert of the famous band Espanatar.
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