Stockholm Pride Parade

There was a brief moment earlier today when the bloke standing next to me and I looked at each other in momentary disbelief. A second later, and we didn't need to exchange any words, because we both knew we both just seen a man go past us on roller skates wearing nothing but a rainbow … Continue reading Stockholm Pride Parade

Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride

The first time I saw Måns Zelmerlöw perform live was at Stockholm Pride in 2008. At the time, I think he really only had one hit song, "Cara Mia". Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride 2008 Eight years later, he was back at Stockholm Pride, and performed that song again. Last night he also sang another … Continue reading Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride

Stockholm Pride – Chinese Queer Film

Sadly, my "Swedish" is not sophisticated enough to understand the complexities of some of the discussions you might encounter at an event like Stockholm Pride. While it won't be too much of an issue at events like the Schlagerkväll (the pop music night), I'm still very interested in going to talks and events, especially since … Continue reading Stockholm Pride – Chinese Queer Film

Ola är jättebra!

Today I would like to introduce you to my favourite Swedish pop star at the moment, Ola Svensson. I first discovered his work when he was an entrant in Melodifestivalen, the Swedish finals leading to the Eurovision Song Contest back in 2008. I thought the song, Love in Stereo was "okay". A few months later … Continue reading Ola är jättebra!

Alcazar’s Last Show @ Stockholm Pride

If you want to see me on the dance floor, there's one song that's guaranteed to do it every time - "Crying At The Discotheque" by Alcazar. It's one of my all-time favourite songs. It brings a smile to my face every time I hear it, and it's guaranteed to get me on the dance … Continue reading Alcazar’s Last Show @ Stockholm Pride