Summer in the open air museum
The Swedish National Day at Kulturen in Lund. Photo: Viveca Ohlsson/Kulturen

Below we have selected a few of this summers events that we think you can enjoy without understanding Swedish. You can see all the events in our calender (choose language at the top of the page, Google translate)

Folk Music Day at Kulturen

Folk Music Day at Kulturen in Lund.
Folk Music Day at Kulturen in Lund. Photo: Viveca Ohlsson/Kulturen

This day we welcome a variety of musicians and singers as they treat our visitors to traditional Scanian folk music. The perfect backdrop for a visit to our historic houses and beautifully landscaped gardens!

In partnership with Lund’s Spelmansgille

Free entry for all who come dressed in traditional folk costume and/or bearing musical instruments!

Sunday 27 May 1 PM to 5 PM

Swedish national day

Swedish National Day at Kulturen in Lund
Swedish National Day at Kulturen in Lund. Photo: Viveca Ohlsson/Kulturen

Enjoy Lund’s official national day celebrations in the gardens at Kulturen. Sadaf Haidari, from the NGO Kompassen, will open our event with a speech at 2 PM followed by the raising of the Swedish flag and a performance by the student choir, Bella Voce. Swedish singer Susanne Alfvengren rounds off the day’s program with a short performance starting at 2:30 PM.

Free admission all day, 10 AM to 5 PM!

Wednesday 6 June

Midsummer at Kulturen

Midsummer’s Eve celebration at Kulturen in Lund.
Midsummer’s Eve celebration at Kulturen in Lund. Photo: Viveca Ohlsson/Kulturen

Welcome to a classic midsummer’s eve celebration at Kulturen, including the traditional dance around the maypole!

The day’s program:

12:30 PM Help us adorn the maypole with flowers

1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM & 4 PM join our musicians for a song and a dance around the maypole

2:30 PM see a traditional folk dance hosted by Lund’s student folk dance group

Feel free to bring your own picnic or buy refreshments in Kulturen’s café.

Admission

Friday 22 June, the museum is open 10 AM to 5 AM

Summer Evenings in the Museum Park

Good Harvest. Photo: Malin Sydne

On selected summer evenings Kulturen, in partnership with Sommarlund, invite the public to enjoy free admission and entertainment in the grounds of the museum. Come and hear some live music or see a performance, pause for a ”fika” in our cosy café and take a stroll through our beautiful gardens. See below for specific dates and acts.

Entry through the green gate on Adelgatan – free admission

Doors open: 6 PM to 21 PM. All performances begin at 7 PM.

Friday 6 July – Schlagerquiz (Please note: this event will be in Swedish)

Tuesday 10 July – Live music with Anders Lundin (sings in Swedish)

Tuesday 17 July – Live music with Good Harvest

Thursday 9 August – Comedian Kalle Lind presents a live rendition of his podcast show, Snedtänkt. (Please note: this event will be in Swedish)

All events

See all the events in our calender (choose languages at the top of the page, Google Translate).