Often spoken of as the Venice of Scandinavia. Spread over a chain of 14 islands and connected by bridges, this land is both a colourful as its is extraordinary. The building colour tones in Stockholm are, brown-yellow -orange tone with greenish spires.
Stockholm has an average of 22,000 islands, islets and rocks and each has its own character. Where natural forest merges with rocky cliffs and sandy beaches.
The Swedish Lapland is where adventure starts. A land of eight seasons, the Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun.
Sweden is a very technology advance country. It has a good transportation and communication infrastructure that makes event planning easy. Sweden has also been recognised as the second most hi-tech hub in the world, second only to Silicon Valley. This also help attract many innovative people from all corners of the world.
Sweden is voted as being a top eco-friendly country.
GOTHENBURG BOOK FESTIVAL
WHEN:September WHERE: The Exhibition Centre, Gothenburg BEST FOR: Literature
GOTLAND MEDIEVAL WEEK
WHEN: August WHERE: Visby, Gotland BEST FOR: Medieval Cultural Event
JOKKMOKK WINTER MARKET
WHEN: 1st Thursday in February (3 days) WHERE: Jokkmokk, Norrbotton County BEST FOR: Cultural Event
KIRUNA SNOW FESTIVAL
WHEN: January WHERE: Kiruna BEST FOR: Cultural Event, Snow Images
VALBORGSMASSOAFTON (WALPURGIS NIGHT)
WHEN: 30 April WHERE: All over Sweden, Especially Gothenburg BEST FOR: Cultural Event