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Jul 1 – Nov 7 all-day
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Internationally renowned sand artists will arrive in the pretty seaside town of Hundested, Denmark, this summer to create 10 giant...
Hundested
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day
12:00 am
Bibliophiles should be sure to visit Scandinavia’s largest literary festival, the Gothenburg Book Fair. With over 100,000 visitors each year,...
Gothenburg
Sep 29 – Oct 1 all-day
12:00 am
Set in a picturesque valley in the Swedish mountains, the small town of Åre (pronounced or-ruh) may be best known...
Åre
Sep 29 – Sep 30 all-day
12:00 am
Calling all metalheads! The Huskvarna Rock & Art weekend, held in the eastern part of Jönköping, brings together metal and...
Huskvarna
Oct 6 – Oct 10 all-day
12:00 am
Malmö’s diverse cultural heritage will be celebrated during the Seventh Malmö Arab Film Festival, which comes to town this October....
Malmö
12:00 am
These days, most big Scandinavian cities put on culture nights once or twice a year to get everyone together and...
Gothenburg
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
6:00 pm
Culture Night is Copenhagen’s all-signing, all-dancing introduction to the autumn season, when all the city’s cultural institutions open their doors...
Copenhagen
Oct 14 – Oct 21 all-day
12:00 am
Each autumn the charming seaside town of Ebeltoft in Jutland plays host to the eponymous Ebel Festival, a classic harvest...
Ebeltoft

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