Let's face it - As a newcomer in Sweden, it can get quite tough to make friends and meet people. But there's always a solution. Attend events, mingle and network! That's the first tip anyone will give you for building a social network in Sweden. Here's a list of some websites and pages that update events and meet ups happening in Helsingborg.
You can keep track of a number of events by simply visiting the city website. The 'evenemang' is right on the homepage so you don't have to look around too much. From flea markets to nature walks, this calendar covers quite a bit of what is happening in the city. To know more read Helsingborg Stad events.
Visit Helsingborg - An initiative by Helsingborg Stad, Visit Helsingborg is a lovely website which gives a whole lot of information about the city. And it includes free printable maps!! They have their own calendar for events happening around town which you can check on Visit Helsingborg.
Helsingborg International Connections
If you haven't yet attended a pub night organised by HIC, head to their calendar right now and find out when the next one is taking place. And contrary to what one might think, this is not just for internationals but also attracts local Swedish people. Apart from the pub nights, HIC hosts a variety of informative and casual events regularly where you get to learn practical information about life in Helsingborg. To know more read HIC events
THINK Open Space
If you're looking for events where you could network for possible work connections, then check out THINK Open Space. A fun co-working space near Campus Helsingborg, there are loads of events happening here on a daily basis and almost each of them is free to attend. And their events are not only for serious workers, but they also have fun things like the Pecha Kucha nights where even you can participate. To know more read, THINK Open Space events.
Many event organisers use Eventbrite for registration at their events. But this is also a good website to browse events happening in Helsingborg and around. You can even search for events if there is a specific area or topic you are interested in. Find our more on Eventbrite. This is also available as an app on the Apple and Google Play store.
A personal favorite, this one is for music lovers. This website (And app) is to track gigs and concerts happening around town. Add your favorite cities, follow artists you love and sit back to get alerts each time they are playing in your preferred locations. Find out more on Songkick. This is also available as an app on the Apple and Google Play store.
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