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Olov Antonsson

Wednesday, February 22
Kl. 12.00 to 12.30
The Lindell Hall (Lindellhallen)

Olof Antonsson from Umeå made his solo debut in 2016 with the album “Nere och ute I AC län”("Down and out in the AC county.") The album has been praised by critics in Dagens Nyheter, Sonic, TT news agency, Sydsvenskan, Norran and Västerbottens-Kuriren.

Quotes about the album:

"Olof Antonsson's musical brilliance is not in line with his sales success. He should bathe in gold records right now. He should be out on his own Rolling Thunder tour right now." Johan Jacobsson, Sonic.


Wednesday, March 1
Kl. 12:10 to 12:50
Bildmuseet, Arts Campus

"Room 4, Avd. 81" is Kristian Anttila's first entirely acoustic record.

Since his debut in 2003 Anttila has released 6 albums, he had had countless hits on Swedish radio and today he is one of Sweden’s most frequently touring artists.

The show will be held in both Swedish and English.



The Tarantula Waltz

Wednesday 15 March
12.10 - 12.50
Ljusgården Atrium,
Teacher Education Building

The Tarantula Waltz has toured almost continuously for years and has shared the stage with acts such as First Aid Kit, Damien Jurado and Iron & Wine.
 In addition, he was last year personally selected to open for The European tour of The War On Drugs.

The Tarantula Waltz has been recognized as "Best of What's Next" by Paste Magazine and been praised by international blog giants like Brooklyn Vegan, Uncut, The Line of Best Fit and Clash Magazine. The latest in line of great American blogs hyping The Tarantula Waltz is Consequence of Sound, whom after hearing some of the songs from the new album, stated that 2017 will be the year of The Tarantula Waltz.

Blue As in Bliss is released physically and digitally in February 2017 via the record label Woah Dad!



Thursday, April 27
Kl. 12:10 to 12:50
The Atrium, Teacher Education Building

Nine women from nine countries in a touching performance with the poetry of Tomas Tranströmer as a frame. The women read poetry fragments sometimes in Swedish, sometimes in their native language.

"The arrangement is of course brilliant.” Västerbottens-Kuriren

"We certainly wish that many will see this little masterpiece." Swedish  Radio P1

"Pretty strange to hear the poems being read in all these languages, first in Swedish and then in another seven languages. I sit there and my eyes fills up with tears." Kulturnytt, P1

Do not miss this!

Idea and artistic director Gunilla Samberg.

Maria Sveland

Author visit, about the new book Bitterfittan 2

Wednesday, May 24
Kl. 12:10 to 12:50
Vardagsrummet (“The living room”, Humanities Building)

Ten years have passed since Sara left her husband and children for a week's pause for thought on Tenerife. Bitterfittan 2 is a story of passion, courage and vulnerability. Not least, it is a declaration of love to friendship.

The talk will be held in Swedish.

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Project Manager
Jonas Ericson
Phone:+46 90-786 99 45
Mobile: +46 70-666 18 89

Project Administrator
Maria Hammarström
Mobile:+46 70-215 55 18

Visiting Address
University Liaison Building (Samverkanshuset),
Universitetstorget 4, lvl 4


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All three Student Unions
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Umeå Institute of Design
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Västerbottens Theatre
Umeå Film Festival
Film in Västerbotten
Bothnia Music
Culture in Health Care
MediaCenter- Västerbotten County
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Sámi Week
Jazz Festival
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