Stockholm Culture Festival fills the streets and squares of Stockholm with all kinds of culture in all genres and for all ages. The festival takes place in August 11-16 in the middle of the city centre with free admission and contains around 600 events.
Today it’s the opening of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest performing arts festival.
Among the over 3,000 events, there are some productions from Sweden. For example Skottes Musikteater will perform The Story of Faust (“Lilla Faust”) August 24-29 and Teateri Beethoven in Stalingrad.
Today, it’s the opening of Tampere Theatre Festival, the oldest and the largest professional theatre festival in the Nordic countries.
From Sweden, Uppsala Stadsteater, has been invided to perform Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.
In this version, there is no rural estate but a hotel, no tea but Estonian vodka, and the climate change is more destructive than ever before. However, one thing remains the same: human nature. The characters trudge through their delusions and lies as sluggishly and distinctively as a hundred years ago. An ingenious and bold modern adaptation of a classic play!
Uncle Vanya performs August 4 and 5.
The International Street Theatre Festival in Halmstad opens today. The festival presents a blend of commedia, wandering performances, guest appearance, philosophical reasoning, two Canadian sisters, juggling, African rhythm and dance, performances from Catalonia, city tours…and much, much more…
During 5 days, the festival presents 52 performances.
La Gioconda Operafarbriken
La Gioconda is a opera with a touching story of power and repression, good and evil, injustice and triumphant love! Soloists from the Malmö Opera and the Royal Opera, the piece is performed in the original language and they are accompanied by a string ensemble, clarinet and piano.
July 17-18, Copenhagen, Denmark
Charlie’s Kid Pantomimteatern
Chaplin’s silent film classic The Kid from 1921 comes to life on stage in a heart-warming slapstick about one of cinema’s most famous families. A tale of the rich and the poor, and the relationship between Charlie and an orphan kid unfolds in a world where not everything is black or white.
July 30-August 2, Seoul, South Korea
Uncle Vanya Uppsala City Theatre
An ingenious and bold modern adaptation of a classic play!
In this version of Uncle Vanya, there is no rural estate but a hotel, no tea but Estonian vodka, and the climate change is more destructive than ever before. However, one thing remains the same: human nature. The characters trudge through their delusions and lies as sluggishly and distinctively as a hundred years ago.
August 4-5, Tampere, Finland
Marmalade Claire Parsons Co.
Aimed at young children 2-6 years old, Marmalade is a delicious, sensory performance about meeting, mixing and blending. Mira and Viktor taste and feel in poetic movements and circus actions in an exquisite and visual experience where the audience is invited to join. Marmalade looks at the world through body, eye, feeling and taste in a room with fluffy skirts, soft circus and Fellini music.
August 15-17, New York, USA
August 22, Washington, USA