There will be a year with a lot of fun things to do! It doesn't matter if you are a jazz lover, a carousel fan or a yogi. If you love cars, fairgrounds, literature or folklore with music on the streets and squares. The summer offers a lot to everyone. Here are some examples of major events around Blekinge.
1. Fishing premiere
On Saturday, March 23, this year's fishing season starts at Mörrum's Kronolax fishing. Anglers from all over the world come to try to catch one of the world's largest salmon and sea trout. The premier fishing is a real folk party with cannon shots, activities and events. Walk along the Mörrumsån river and follow the anglers' struggle to catch the first and greatest catch for the day. When you get hungry, both Restaurant Kronolaxen and Ninas Konditori are available. Parking is available free of charge. Come and celebrate the world premiere in Mörrum
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2. Art tour
Book on May 11-12 when spring blossoms and it is the Art tour in Blekinge. Craftsmen and artists open and invite to their studios and workshops. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to meet painters, graphic artists, artists, ceramics, blacksmiths and sculptures together with glass and textile artists. Start the round at Kulturcentrum where you can see the works of all the artists in the art gallery. Once out in Blekinge's landscape, you aim for the green-red pennant that tells you that you have come to the right place. Download the app with tips on food and snack places. You can find it here via Google Play or the App Store.
Susanne Demåne in Edestad.
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3. Outdoor Festival
Don't miss the first Blekinge Outdoor Festival of all time! Friday the 31st of May starting at 16.00 and then continuing for 2 days. Nice exhibitions, knowledgeable lecturers and hikes on the Blekingeleden trail that are re-opened on Saturday, June 14, 16.00 with festivities. During the festival you can also try out bush craft, canoeing and various adventures. In the evenings, a troubadour plays in the pub around the campfire. If you want to camp there is Järnavik's camping and only a boat trip is located Tjärö. If you want to stay a little more comfortable, Pensionat Järnavik is right next to the festival area. On June 2, ARK56's new venture is inaugurated on the leader for hiking, cycling, canoeing and boat. The opening ceremony takes place at Eriksberg just a boat trip away.
Blekinge Outdoor Festival.
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4. Sweden Rock
Did you know that there are nearly 40,000 visitors to the Sweden Rock Festival during the four days that the festival is going on? On 5-8 June, over 80 different rock bands appear on 5 scenes. This year KISS comes with his farewell tour, so don't miss it. All information about the festival can be found at Sweden Rock Festival. Haven't you managed to get a ticket? Then you can feel the atmosphere outside the festival area with market stalls, food carts and lots of people in motion.
Sweden Rock Festival.
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The week after Midsummer, it is time for the cultural festival Nässelfrossa, June 23-30. This year the theme is "The pathways of education". But, what is Nässelfrossa? Here comes a description. Imagine 150 events during 8 days with music and painting, building art and cultural heritage, circus and magic, genealogy and embroidery, excursions and hikes, history and stories! Can it be more exciting than that?
Cultural festival Nässelfrossa in the writer region Olofström.
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6. Nostalgia Festival
During the day at the Nostalgia Festival on June 29, the Brunnsparken is filled with thousands of vintage vehicles; nice cars, motorcycles and mopeds. Come and see the vintage boat race and vote for this year's best looking car. The veteran market is an excellent opportunity to find just the part or detail you lack. Music, serving and happy atmosphere are also promised.
Nostalgia Festival in the award-winning park in Ronneby.
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A genuinely unique festival at Hasslö in the middle of Karlskrona archipelago with people who love music in focus. The festival has roots in the old prog and rock music but has developed into a celebration with the perfect balance between new music, legendary rock and international super acts. The artists who stood on stage usually call it "the world's best audience", the fantastic atmosphere is the hallmark. This year, the festival is going on between July 11-13.
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8. Archipelago party
A big city party on July 30 - August 4, where the naval city of Karlskrona, the world heritage site, meets the pulse of the modern city and people's lives. Parks and squares are livened up by musical performances, dance, market stalls, activities and masses of taste. Most things during Karlskrona city festival are free. If you buy a festival pass, you will receive entrance to all concerts that take place at Stortorget during Friday and Saturday. Also, the festival pass offers a lot of discounts and offers.
Karlskrona Archipelago party.
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9. Jazz festival
Book the summer's highlight, Hällevik Tradjazzfestival, if you are a jazz lover. August 8-11, there will be lots of things happening. Jazz, happy people in combination with a charming atmosphere. Over 20 bands maintain for 3 days on 5 different scenes in the picturesque fishing village Hällevik outside Sölvesborg. The festival is so popular among musicians that jazz bands from all over Europe are in line to play here. Thanks to the beautiful setting and the unbeatable environment, a total of 10 - 15,000 visitors will come to the festival. Many visitors come for the first time and are introduced to this musical genre. Sometimes finding a home can be a challenge. If you have access to a caravan or a camper, then this is a tip! Hope we see you at Listerlandet!
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10. Atumn glow
An experience of 4 farms! It is a unique collaboration between Johannishus estate, Susanne Demåne, Björketorps Gård and Äggaboden, which is only 5 minutes apart. Stay at the various farms and take part of a food market, pizza baking in the garden, wine tasting from the local vineyards, see a horse show, go to the café, peek into the open studio and get a view at Johannishus beer brewery. Take the opportunity to shop for delicacies and locally produced food. A taste of Blekinge!
Autumn glow in Blekinge.
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