Tagged: special event


Selam Sounds

I sat down with Osiel Ibañez, producer of the upcoming Selam Sound festival here in Stockholm. A festival showcasing some of what Latin music and culture has to offer.

I sat down with him and talked about the importance of minority music, the globalisation of music and how Selam is doing their best to broaden the cultural experiences in Sweden.


Cinemovida’s Silent Fest

Cinema is the tool by excellence to make a narrative out of mere image and sound. That’s why Cinemovida created Silent Fest, a way to showcase the local Puerto Rican film industry talent.


Bonnie Pink – The Sun Will Rise Again

Japanese singer songwriter Bonnie Pink has released a single called The Sun Will Rise Again, written specifically for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11th. Includes lyrics + romaji + translation.


Love my Life

Based on the popular manga by Yamaji Ebine, Love My Life is the story of quirky Ichiko and solemn Eri whom are secret lovers. Ichiko decides she wants to tell her father about her relationship and receives quite a shock when her father confesses he’s also homosexual.


Letters from Kanai Nirai

Letters from Kanai Nirai tells the story of Fuki Asato, a girl living in the Okinawan islands away from everything that could resemble a big metropolis, including being away from her mother who left the island when Fuki was only seven. Since then, every year on Fuki’s birthday she receives a letter from her mom, making Fuki dream of meeting again.



Okuribito tells the story of Daigo Kobayashi, an average cellist who’s lost his job and is forced to go back to his hometown where he finds a job as a traditional funeral “artist” to prepare the dead for their “departure.”

Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, The 2

Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, The

The featured movie to the extremely popular anime The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya let’s us in a bit deeper to some of the characters that didn’t really take place during the anime. In The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, Kyon-kun must make a very difficult decision: to stay in the world he lives in or live in a world without Haruhi