Scan Magazine caught up with Sweden’s Nina Persson as she prepares for the release of her very first solo album this month, and asked why it has taken so long, what she has come up with after all this time, whether or not she will ever make music with The Cardigans again, and what impact that band had on Scandinavia’s success as a music export.
Tired of being a good girl and ready to really let loose, the country singer who broke through with her 1998 Eurovision Song Contest contribution, Kärleken Är, is back in a new disguise. With her own solo show at Stockholm’s Hamburger Börs, Jill Johnson wants to marry everything she has done in the past with facing her fears and pushing boundaries, and she promises extra everything.
Margaret Berger is the rising Norwegian electro-pop star who seemingly inexplicably vanished, before returning, after a seven-year hiatus, with a bang at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Scan Magazine caught up with the frankly not so scary silver fairy to find out what has been brewing.
Despite the challenges facing countries in the current global economic landscape, we have seen signs of positive developments in the British economy in 2013, and it gives me great pleasure to wish travellers between Scandinavia and the UK a prosperous New Year.
As the New Year sets in, Europe is still being weighed down by slow economic growth. The sluggish growth, and its impact on jobs, dominates the policy agenda, together with concerns over weaknesses in the banking sector.
February 2014 brings Nicolaj Cederholm’s theatre concert, Mozart Undone, to the Barbican Centre, London. Experience one of the most unconventional romps through one tonne of water and 30 Mozart hits, where music takes centre stage.
As Sir Richard Branson prepares to launch the world's first commercial spaceship, two Danish rocketeers test homemade spacecraft that could one day challenge Virgin Galactic.
Mai Manniche is a woman of many hats. She has studied economics and media science and worked as a communications consultant as well as internationally as a model – but there was never any doubt in her mind what her true passion was: designing jewellery.