The Magic Flute returns to the Göteborg Opera, popular design market À la London is back and the Majorna Art Exhibition celebrates its 20th anniversary

The Magic Flute received rave reviews when it premiered in Gothenburg in 2009, and now it’s back for a second round of shows at the Göteborg Opera. Expect a performance that is both serious and humours, set to Mozart’s amazing music. The Magic Flute premiers April 1.

Design market À la London gives talented up and coming artists and designers a chance show off and sell their products. This month they invite you to join them for a three day market focusing on design, April 21-23 at the Auktionsverket Kulturarena. 

The Art Exhibition in Majorna returns for its 20th anniversary. Three days where you get the chance to experience and discover the talented local artists around the neighbourhood of Majorna. The joint exhibition is held at Röda Sten Art Centre, but you can also visit the participating artists in their Majorna studios. Take a walk on your own or join a guided tour. April 21-23.

10 days of jazz and loads of live music all month long

Rejoice jazz lovers, international jazz festival GMLSTN Jazzfestival returns to Gothenburg. For 10 days, jazz music will be played in clubs all over Gothenburg, featuring well known international artists as well as up and coming stars. April 21-29.

Psychedelic sounds from Portland-based Moon Duo kicks off the April concert schedule at club venue Pustervik. A week later, April 6, the talented Miss Li returns to Gothenburg and Pustervik for one of three stop on her exclusive mini tour. Jedi Mind Tricks, the acclaimed hiphop group from Philadelphia, perform at Pustervik on April 7. Home town hero Jens Lekman is back on stage with his new album, and will play Pustervik on April 8 and April 10.                    

Sophie Zelmani makes her long awaited return to the live stage this spring and visits theatre Stora Teatern on April 7. The Gothenburg Concert Hall welcomes country/folk-singer and songwriter John Prine on April 17. Prine released his first album in 1977 and this will be the first time the critically acclaimed artist performs in Gothenburg.        

Welcome spring at the Liseberg amusement park summer opening or at the blossoming Botanical Gardens.

April usually signals the start of spring and hopefully this year is no different. Put your winter coat away and head to Liseberg amusement park for their summer opening weekend on April 22-23. It’s a thrilling way to start the spring with exciting rides, attractions and exhibitions.  

If you’re looking for something a little less roller coaster heavy then try going to the Botanical Gardens of Gothenburg on April 30. The annual Hanami cherry picnic is a popular event with activities and performances under the blossoming trees of the Botanical Garden. 

Street food market at Lindholmen, tasty treats at the wine and deli fair and an intimate dining experience at restaurant Bifångst

Lindholmen Street Food market premieres on April 1, a chance to enjoy food and drink from a wide variety of food trucks and local breweries. There will also be fun activities for the whole family. If you can’t get enough of food that weekend, head to Folkets Hus and the vegan fair Vegovision where you’ll find the latest in vegan food and lifestyle.

Göteborg Vin & Deli is a two day celebration of wine, spirits and deli food where importers and producers gather for a tasty weekend at the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre. April 21-22.

If you prefer a more intimate setting then a visit to restaurant Bifångst may be right up your alley. Bifångst opens in April, as a restaurant within the highly praised sushi restaurant Hoze. Bifångst sticks out by offering only two seats per dining session. Make sure to book early if you wish to try this unique dining experience.  


Get your tickets to Longines FEI European Championships Gothenburg 2017

Get your tickets to the biggest event of 2017. In August 21-27, the Longines FEI European Championships comes to Gothenburg. Ullevi stadium will be the main arena for Jumping, Dressage, Para-Equestrian Dressage and ­Driving. The competitions will also be held at Heden Area and Slottsskogen city park will be used for the driving marathon.

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