Nordea sponsors a Scandinavian culture festival in Moscow

19.11.2012

Nordea sponsors a Scandinavian culture festival in Moscow

Nordea Bank has become an official sponsor and co-organizer of Scandinavian Wave Festival in Moscow.

Scandinavian Wave Festival is the largest musical and entertainment event in Russia dedicated to the Scandinavian culture and art. The Festival is held annually at the beginning of a winter. This year the event will take place on 1 and 2 December in ARTPLAY design center located at Nizhnaya Syromyatnicheskaya St. 10.

In daytime during the Festival you and your family can attend exciting programs: screening of the Scandinavian movies awarded at film fests in foreign countries and mostly unviewed by the general public in Russia; painting, photography and design master classes; lectures on Scandinavian literature, music, cinema, fashion, social and political life. Among the lecturers: Sindri Eldon (musician and journalist, the son of worldwide known Björk), Lilja Birgisdóttir (an illustrator, album cover designer for such bands as Sigur Rós, Amiina, Pascal Pinon and Jónsi), the legendary Goddur (a professor at the Reykjavik Academy of Arts, a dean of the graphic design faculty) and others.

At the Scandinavian fair you can buy beautiful Nordic things and accessories: Christmas tree toys, design items, jewels, souvenirs and clothes made by cotemporary Scandinavian designers. You will also have a great opportunity to try simple but very delicious dishes from the cuisine of Norway, Sweden and Iceland.

In the evening, the following famous Scandinavian musicians will be performing in ARTPLAY concert hall: Blue Foundation (Denmark), a darling of million listeners thanks to its sound track for the Twilight movie; Under Byen (Denmark), the best band in 2010 according to the American magazine Rolling Stone; as well as Einar Stray (Norway) and Мolly Nilsson (Sweden)!

For details on Scandinavian Wave Festival, please visit the website.

The event is organized by Flowers Blossom in the Space Booking Agency & Label with support from the embassies of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.


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