Performances

Performances, shows or productions - something which takes place in front of others, such as in front of an audience. This may include the preparation and things which are used during the performance, such as spectator/audience attendance and participation. The theatre is one of many examples in this area.

  • Hammarkullen Carnival

    14 May 2020

    The carnival in Hammarkullen is an annual event with roots in various parts of the world. Song and dance troupes from a number of different countries…

  • Touring classic circus

    31 March 2020

    Circus as an art form includes a number of different genres such as music, acrobatics and dance. The classic circus originated in the cavalry and man…

  • The Swedish mounted main guard

    9 September 2019

    The mounted main guard in Stockholm is carried out by Livgardets Dragoner. In accordance with the traditions of the state ceremonial, it participates…

  • The funfair tradition

    11 July 2018

    A funfair is a form of amusement park that is often moved around to various locations in Sweden.

  • Student farce

    6 March 2018

    Student farce is a form of theatre with comical and satirical elements that has been performed at both Swedish and Finnish universities.

  • Live action role-playing – LARPing

    17 January 2018

    LARPing or live action role-playing is a form of improvised theatre without an audience where everyone participates.

  • Riksspelmansskap or The Zorn badge

    7 February 2017

    The Zorn badge is an appreciated badge issued to merited musicians.

  • Lucia processions

    19 February 2016

    Lucia is celebrated on 13 December in schools and pre-schools, in churches, in workplaces and hospitals as well as privately, primarily among familie…

  • Nyckelharpa

    19 February 2016

    A Nyckelharpa (keyed fiddle) is a string instrument with a relatively long slender body. When it is played it is held just below the chest, a bit lik…

  • Knutsmasso

    19 February 2016

    In the past Christmas celebrations ended on St Knut's day, 20 days after Christmas Eve. Christmas was cleaned away and all that was left of the C…

  • Land-of-Legends programme

    15 September 2015

    Legends are most often spread from mouth to mouth in meetings between people. It can occur from generation to generation, through associations, museu…