The Nordics had quite a busy music and culture schedule last weekend, with world-renowned events warming up inhabitants and visitors.
In Sweden we had the launch of the Stockholm Film Festival, where Ai Weiwei’s incredible ice sculpture did definitely not melt. Celebrated visitors included British director Mike Leigh, American director Peter Sattler and Uma Thurman, who was awarded the prestigious Stockholm Achievement Award: Bronze Horse. Stay tuned for NordicStyleMag’s exclusive interview with Uma next week!
The festival will end on November 16th; so if you are lucky enough to be in Stockholm, make a point of catching any of the 180 films screened.
Photo: Stockholm Film Festival
Stephan Lucke visited the Faroe Islands for the homiest music festival you will hear of in Gota. You may have heard of the town as it held the legendary G!Festival for years.
This year, the team behind G!Festival introduced Hoyma, inviting people to enjoy unplugged performances of 20 different artists in the living room of 10 different family homes.
Iceland Airwaves was also held for the 15th time, from November 5th to 9th, with 220 artists performing in 13 official venues, with triple that number performing off-venue all over the centre of Reykjavík.
NordicStyleMag obviously had a couple of members attending so we managed to catch a variety of bands. Some of our Icelandic favourites were Sin Fang, Móses Hightower, Lily the Kid, Reykjavíkurdætur, Vök, Valdimar, Boogie Trouble, Sisý Ey and FM Belfast.
The visiting performers we caught included Alice Boman, Thus Owls, Hozier, Caribou, Jessy Lanza, Future Islands, The Flaming Lips and of course, The Knife‘s last performance, which was spectacular!
Thus, for this Friday Fever we want to indulge in nostalgia from last weekend, firing up the FOMO (Fear of missing out) for you who missed out, so you know you have to attend the next years Airwaves.
Image credits: Iceland Airwaves,
Tags: icelandic, music, music festival, nordic, sweden
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