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Wednesday
Mar202013

UPGRADE TO STOCKHOLM | MEDIA BRIEF

MARCH 2013 | Banner photographs: JENS GRIP
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT UWERN JONG | +44 203 286 3170  uwern@boutiquemarketing.co.uk  


GET CONNECTED WITH STOCKHOLM
The ever welcoming city of Stockholm is proud to launch their brand new lesbian and gay portal and blog. This is where your readers and followers can connect with what the city has to offer for LGBT travellers.

Blog: gaylesbian.visitstockholm.com
Facebook page: facebook.com/gaylesbianstockholm

A GAY ICON IN ITS OWN RIGHT...
Stockholm has given the world gay icons for hundreds of years, from ”Queer” Queen Kristina in the 17th century to modern day icons like Abba, Greta Garbo, Lisbeth Salander, Robyn and TV’s True Blood’s vampire Viking, actor Alexander Skarsgård - we're pretty much a gay icon too. It's time to for the UK to upgrade its city break to a stylish, cultural and cosmopolitan destination just a mere 2.5 hours flight away.

These are some of the highlights for 2013...

 


“ABBA, THE MUSEUM” OPENS IN MAY

Don’t deny it, you’re a fan. From retro-Eurovision, to West-end revival, you can’t help but sing along to Sweden’s favourite foursome. 

ABBA, The Museum will become the home of ABBA’s collected works, set to be showcased in a contemporary, musical and interactive exhibition that allows the audience to get close to their favourite band. 

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THE SUMMER COLLECTION: “THE FASHION WORLD OF JEAN PAUL GAULTIER”

Calling all fashionistas - From June 15-September 22, Stockholm’s Arkitekturmuseet will present ‘THE FASHION WORLD OF JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk’, the first international exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier. 

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STOCKHOLM PRIDE, AUGUST 2013

Stockholm Pride is something unique. The largest Pride festival of the Nordic countries and growing in strength, this year sees its 16th anniversary. Previous supporters have included Margaret Cho, Eurovision winner Loreen, Jedward and a host of other fantastic international acts. Guaranteed fun times!

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 ELECTROPOP ARTIST LIZETTE PLAYS LONDON

The Stockholm Gay and Lesbian Network and Visit Sweden UK are proud to present Swedish electropop artist LIZETTE in London. She will be performing at ONE LOVE event at the Cafe de Paris on Thursday 28th May. 

Lizette, who is bisexual, will be flying the flag for Sweden and Stockholm and be giving away a 2 night holiday for two in Stockholm. Attendees can enter by "LIKING" Gay & Lesbian Stockholm facebook page on the night.