City Beat: Lucia Concerts

2010-12-10. Published in What's Going On?
by Gina

Happy Friday everyone! This Monday the Swedes celebrate "Lucia." For good background information see this Misi article to know what Lucia is all about around here. Coming up on Sunday and Monday, among other Lucia events, is Göteborgs Lucia.

The Crowning

On Sunday at 16.oo at Liseberg's Stora Scenen you can see them choose and crown this year's Lucia. Then you can even go to an evening concert afterward at 17.00 in Vasakyrkan. More Lucia concerts this group will perform...

The Concerts

Here is a list of Lucia concerts by this choir:

10 Dec. (today!) Götaplatsen 17.30

11 Dec. Frölunda Torg 13.00

11 Dec. Bältesspännarparken (Avenyn) 14.30

12 Dec. Crowning at Liseberg 16.00

12 Dec. Crowning Concert Vasakyrkan 17.00 (60kr)

13 Dec. Nordstan 13.00

13 Dec. Vasakyrkan 18.00 and again at 20.00 (60kr)

14 Dec. Bältesspännarparken (Avenyn) 17.30

The tickets for the 3 concerts at Vasakyrkan are 60kr and can be purchased at GP (Göteborgs Posten, local newspaper) customer service. Telephone: 031-62455, Polhemsplatsen 5.  The proceeds go to music therapy at Drottning Silvias Child and Youth Hospital in Göteborg.

Check the Göteborgs Lucia website to explore more (in Swedish).

How to listen to the choir singing on the website:

On the bottom of the home page, click "Vill du veta mer?" then on the right click "Julmusik." Select the songs to listen! "Hela Skiven" on top means listening to the whole album. Enjoy the music!

/Gina, team 2010