Scandinavian Culture Calendar

I Run, a new play by award-winning Danish playwright Line Mørkeby, tells the story of a dad who starts running to deal with the loss of his six-year-old daughter to cancer.

The moving oneman play explores themes such as grief, the rise of male depression, and how exercise can improve mental health.

The performance is part of Let’s Talk @ Vault Festival, which aims to open up conversations around death.

The Cage, 26 Leake Street, London SE1 7NN, UK.

Ja Ja Ja: Ida Kudo, Vera Hotsauce and Color Dolor (21 March)

This month’s edition of Ja Ja Ja presents three stellar artists: Danish/Japanese electro pop artist Ida Kudo;

Swedish up-and-coming pop songwriter and producer Vera Hotsauce; and Color Dolor, an alternative pop band from Finland. Hosted at The Lexington in London,

Ja Ja Ja is a monthly club night celebrating the very best music from the Nordic countries. 7.30pm. The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, London N1 9JB, UK.

Anna of the North (25 March) Scandinavian Culture Calendar

Anna Lotterud, best known as Anna of the North, is performing a headline show at Village Underground in London this month.

A singer from Gjøvik, Norway, Anna and her music can be described as Scandi electro-pop with an ‘80s vibe.

She is in particular known for her track Lovers, which was featured in the Netflix romantic comedy To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. 7.30pm. 54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PQ, UK.

Women N Words (27 March) Scandinavian Culture Calendar

Women N Words, a bi-monthly event branded as a ‘showcase and networking pow wow for girls creating

purpose for themselves’, will put on an evening with emerging female artists in comedy, poetry,

monologue and music. Among them is Lise Viktoria, an electropop singer-songwriter from Norway.

Lise Viktoria has written songs for a Norwegian girl band in the past, but this year started

performing her own songs as a solo artist. 7pm. Strongroom Bar & Kitchen, 120-124 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3SQ, UK.

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