Press Releases

Jun 01, 2015 20:24 GMT OktoberFist ApS The Oktoberfist is designed by two engineers with Ph.D.’s in nanotechnology and distinguished careers in academia and industry. With their skills within product design and rapid prototyping and a passion for beer, they have spent the last two years developing their design to what is now the ultimate beer drinking accessory. Now the team is launching on Kickstarter:

2016 edition of the world’s largest photography competition opens for entries

Jun 01, 2015 08:00 GMT Sony Entries for the Sony World Photography Awards 2016 are now open with two new categories revealed.

Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam

May 29, 2015 14:33 GMT Umeå University This summer's big exhibition at Bildmuseet is the most comprehensive presentations to date of Vietnamese art in Sweden. It fills Bildmuseet with sculpture, video, painting, drawing and installation and has been produced in collaboration with Tran Loung, one of Vietnam's most prominent curators. Welcome to the press preview on Thursday, 11 June at 10:00.

Ecolean opens regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur

May 28, 2015 08:00 GMT Ecolean AB In order to meet the market opportunities in the ASEAN countries, Ecolean has opened a regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The new office further strengthens Ecolean’s presence in Asia, following recent major investments in increased production capacity in China.

A Journey with Svenskt Tenn Into Josef Frank's World of Prints

May 28, 2015 07:01 GMT Svenskt Tenn Brazil, Delhi, Hawai, Himalaya, La Plata, Manhattan, Teheran, and Under Ekvatorn are all names of some of Josef Frank's textile prints on display this summer at Svenskt Tenn’s store on Strandvägen 5 in Stockholm.

John Akomfrah / Vertigo Sea

May 27, 2015 12:17 GMT Umeå University ​BAC and Bildmuseet are pleased to announce their partnership in supporting the production of John Akomfrah’s Vertigo Sea at the 56th Venice Biennale curated by Okwui Enwenzor, and in its Swedish premiere at Bildmuseet on October 25th. Akomfrah’s new presentation is a three-screen film installation, which forms a meditation on whaling, the environment and our relationship to the sea.


May 27, 2015 10:50 GMT Elephant Parade ​Elephant Parade, the world’s largest public art exposition in aid of the Asian elephant, today announces its first ever visit to France. On 19 June 2015, Calais will host the first Elephant Parade of 2015, ahead of further groundbreaking expositions taking place in Brazil, China and Thailand.

Forestry’s most important meeting places join forces – three strong events under the same roof

May 27, 2015 08:06 GMT Stockholmsmässan Adforum, the world-leading organiser of trade fairs for the pulp and paper industry, and Elmia, whose fairs include the world’s leading bioenergy fair, have agreed to combine their previous fairs to create a strong and timely meeting place in the forest industry. Starting in 2016 the previous fairs will all form part of International Wood Biorefining Week.

Stockholmsmässan's digital infrastructure is the best in Europe

May 25, 2015 11:49 GMT Stockholmsmässan Last Wednesday, at the IMEX exhibition in Frankfurt, it was announced which congress and trades fair facility had won the 2015 INCON Digital Infrastructure Award. . This year, Stockholmsmässan received an "Honourable Mention" and the winner was Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Plantui blir en del av Muminfamiljen

May 22, 2015 06:00 GMT Moomin Plantui Oy har tecknat ett globalt licensavtal med Bulls Presstjänst AB som är exklusiv världsagent för Mumin på uppdrag av Oy Moomin Characters Ltd.