Tag archives for Festival

GoodLife street festival in Stockholm

* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

GoodLife Street Festival - Immanuelskyrkan - Stockholm Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström GoodLife Street Festival - Immanuelskyrkan - Stockholm Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström GoodLife Street Festival - Immanuelskyrkan - Stockholm Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström GoodLife Street Festival - Immanuelskyrkan - Stockholm Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström GoodLife Street Festival - Immanuelskyrkan - Stockholm Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström GoodLife Street Festival - Immanuelskyrkan - Stockholm Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

Immanuelskyrkan - a popular international church in Stockholm - recently hosted its annual GoodLife Street Festival at the junction of Tulegatan and Kungstensgatan. The festival featured an international fashion show, live music, bouncy castle and face painting for kids, food, a Foosball table, and other fun activities.

Pride parade in Stockholm

* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Pride festival and parade in Stockholm, Sweden - Culture and lifestyle photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

The streets of Stockholm were colorful today.

Scenes from Midsummer at Skansen

* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

Scenes from Midsummer at Skansen, Stockholm - Midsummer Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Scenes from Midsummer at Skansen, Stockholm - Midsummer Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Scenes from Midsummer at Skansen, Stockholm - Midsummer Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Scenes from Midsummer at Skansen, Stockholm - Midsummer Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Scenes from Midsummer at Skansen, Stockholm - Midsummer Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Scenes from Midsummer at Skansen, Stockholm - Midsummer Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

Sweden was out in full force today celebrating Midsummer. Last year, I was at Farsta Gård checking out the maypole dancing festivities. This year, I was at Skansen with a very special guest – Sweden.se expat blogger Kate Reuterswärd and her beau, Simon! You can read more about this beloved holiday over on Kate’s blog.

Making Midsummer flower garlands

* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

Making Midsummer flower garlands in Stockholm, Sweden - Summer photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Making Midsummer flower garlands in Stockholm, Sweden - Summer photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Making Midsummer flower garlands in Stockholm, Sweden - Summer photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Making Midsummer flower garlands in Stockholm, Sweden - Summer photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Making Midsummer flower garlands in Stockholm, Sweden - Summer photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
* Click any photo to launch larger gallery

While running errands today, I stumbled across a mid-mall workshop in Skärholmen where girls were learning how to make their own flower wreaths in preparation for tomorrow’s Midsummer festivities.

Digging in at Taste of Stockholm

* Click any image to launch larger gallery

Digging in at Taste of Stockholm - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade ÅkerströmDigging in at Taste of Stockholm - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade ÅkerströmDigging in at Taste of Stockholm - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade ÅkerströmDigging in at Taste of Stockholm - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade ÅkerströmDigging in at Taste of Stockholm - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade ÅkerströmDigging in at Taste of Stockholm - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
* Click any image to launch larger gallery

One of my favorite events in town, Smaka på Stockholm (Taste of Stockholm), was held earlier this week. Over 25 restaurants run booths which serve up mini versions of their specialties, and the crowds are often shoulder-to-shoulder packed.