The Kind Heroes of Veganuary. A tale of why, you too, might consider a more plant-based diet.
LIVEKINDLY Collective’s mission is to make plant-based living the new norm for the good of people, the planet and animals. This Veganuary LIVEKINDLY Collective’s Kind Heroes inspire people to go vegan for a month and raise awareness of the impact our diet might have on climate change.
CloseUp PR promote Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day in the UK
Today, 4th of October, Swedes celebrate Cinnamon Bun Day, and on this day alone more than 8 million cinnamon buns are sold in Sweden! “Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day is starting to become a tradition in London as well,” says Monika Agorelius, from CloseUp PR. "Our client TotallySwedish will sell copious amounts of cinnamon buns today!"
CloseUp PR chosen by VisitSweden to engage 'Nordic Noir' fans to visit southern Sweden
CloseUp PR and sister company CloseUp Productions have been chosen by VisitSweden to work as PR and Marketing Consultants on 'The Bridge Experience' campaign. VisitSweden is running the campaign alongside Tourism in Skåne and Malmö Tourism, to entice fans of the Nordic Noir genre to visit southern Sweden, the home of popular thriller dramas 'Wallander' and 'The Bridge'.
"The Walls Still Hold a Tune" Charity Fundraiser for Amnesty International, announced by CloseUp PR
"The Walls Still Hold a Tune" Charity Fundraiser for Amnesty International is going to be held on the 21st of March at the Fox and Newt in Leeds. It will be evening of fine rock music from Paul Miro, supported by Polly Phluid (Idol Dead) and Ultraxine, and includes "The Raffle of Rock", with prizes including signed rock memorabilia from The Dowling Poole, The Eureka Machines and many more.
CloseUp interview with Taylor Swift for front cover story in Swedish lifestyle and travel magazine Voyage
CloseUp Productions, recently interviewed pop star Taylor Swift for the front cover feature in Swedish lifestyle and travel magazine Voyage.
CloseUp's interview with Nordic Noir expert Barry Forshaw now avaliable to view on YouTube
Monika Agorelius’, from CloseUp PR and sister company CloseUp Productions, interview with Nordic Noir expert and crime fiction author Barry Forshaw is now avaliable to view on YouTube. In the interview Forshaw discusses the British nation's appeal with Scandinavian dramas like 'The Killing', 'The Bridge' and 'Borgen.' The interview was conducted at the Nordicana film festival in London in 2014.
CloseUp PR interview with "The Bridge" actress viewed more than 32 000 times
Monika Agorelius’, from CloseUp PR and sister company CloseUp Productions, interview with Swedish actress Sofia Helin, who plays Saga Norén in the popular Swedish Danish drama series "The Bridge", has been viewed on YouTube more than 32 000 times. The interview was conducted at the Nordicana film festival in London in 2014.
Pioneering digital platform TotallyTween fills gap in market for 8 – 12 year olds, announces CloseUp PR
TotallyTween, a safe, fresh and innovative online platform for the exciting and influential market of 2.5 million Tween girls, aged 8 – 12, launches in the UK on 27th March 2015. Designed in collaboration with Tweens, it’s the “go-to” source for information, opinion and sharing on fashion, trends, style, beauty, entertainment, film, music, books, TV, social, cooking, health and fitness.
Chocolate Lovers Unite at the Oxted Chocolate Fair, announces CloseUp PR
Chocolate lovers unite on the 20th of December at the Chocolate Fair in Oxted. "We aim to showcase a selection of premium chocolates, handcrafted by skilled chocolatiers. We will be bringing you an intimate collection of chocolate-related stalls, selling and showcasing handmade chocolates, truffles, marshmallow, hot chocolate and confectionary", says Susan Sheen, who's organising the event.
FAR, a short film featuring Kim Bodnia and Louis Bodnia Andersen, announces CloseUp PR
'FAR' is a unique father/son film set on a camping trip that spirals out of control when the son discovers his father is keeping a secret from him. The film stars Danish actors Kim Bodnia (’The Bridge’, ‘Pusher’, ‘Rosewater') and his real-life 20 year old son Louis Bodnia Andersen in his debut role. 'FAR' is written by Louis Bodnia Andersen and Alexander Bodin Saphir, who also directed the film.
'A Kiss On The Ocean' is the new single from The Dowling Poole, announces CloseUp PR
On 1 December The Dowling Poole will release ‘A Kiss On The Ocean’, the second single from their acclaimed album ‘Bleak Strategies’. The single is accompanied with three tracks not on the album, including the brand new song 'Fuck You Goodbye' and a live acoustic version of ‘Hey Stranger’, a song written as a celebration of the life of Tim Smith, Jon's friend and former band partner in Cardiacs.
CloseUp PR's sister company CloseUp Productions contribute to the new documentary Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama
CloseUp Productions are proud to have contributed to the new documentary "Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama", which will broadcast on Swedish SVT2 on Friday 3 October at 8pm. "Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama" examines the popular fascination of Nordic crime fiction, TV drama and feature films. The documentary is directed by Lars Hogéus.