Raise the Voice

Fish came across this video of Alexandra Dahlström on a website called Höj Rösten! It is entirely in Swedish but still a good watch for us non-Swedish speakers. It’s for a campaign called Raise the Voice which encourages everyone to vote in their elections and unite against racists, nationalists and xenophobia in a non-violent manner.

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ABOUT RAISE THE VOICE!
It blows nationalist winds through Europe. Ahead of the European elections in May nationalist, xenophobic and racist parties mobilize in many countries. In an election with low voter turnout, it can have devastating consequences.

Therefore, it is more important than ever that we who believe in transparency and equal value raises our voices and use our right to vote. Our silence favors only the xenophobic forces.

In addition to voting May 7 to 25, you can get involved like this!

Raise the Voice is a non-political movement founded on transparency, non-violence and universal equality.

Behind the initiative Raise the Voice! stand volunteers and individuals who feel it is important that as many people as possible raise their voice against xenophobia. Some of these you can see in the videos here on hojrosten.se.

Guldbagge Gala 2012

I love days like today when old but unseen photos of Alexandra pop up in my search! Here’s one that’s new to me from the 2012 Guldbagge Gala. It’s from an Elle after party at Cirkus. I thought I recognized the dress and turns out it’s the same dress she wore to the Astro premiere.

Guldbaggen 2012

Neptune Moon

I’ve been lacking in updates recently but my friend Fish has tracked down some more Alexandra related news!

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Cissi Efraimsson’s (of Vulkano) film Neptune Moon will be premiering on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Barbro in Stockholm. You can check out the event page on Facebook. I knew Alexandra Dahlström was attached to the film in some way and I’m pleased to see she’ll also make an appearance on camera!

Here’s a translation courtesy of Fish:

Welcome to the premiere of Vulkano’s psychedelic debut film Neptune Moon!

Join us on a magical journey into a parallel universe where Cissi Efraimsson and Lisa Pyk Wirström stay in a timeless unpleasant sphere. We are in Vulkano’s inner wild world where nothing is as expected. We meet odd characters taken from Vulkano’s lyrics. Among other things, a magician (Alexandra Dahlström) who opened the salon in the middle of the woods, strange animals, mysterious children and a mighty queen (Birgitta Larsson) among a harem of beautiful men .

Occasional horror movie, occasionally absurd comedy. Neptune Moon is a surreal, dreamy and funny story with many twists. The line between reality and fantasy, darkness and light blurring, and we are in a confused state in between.

A year ago, Cissi began writing a script based on the songs from Vulkano’s debut album Live Wild Die Free. She wanted to try to make a visual experience of Vulkano’s music, give it a face, instead of doing traditional music videos. So she wove together all the songs from the disc into a story. Along with a bunch of great artists so the idea became a reality.”

Director: Cissi Efraimsson
Photo: Marcus Hansen
Wardrobe: Cornelia Blom
Make-Up: Helena Campbell-Westlind
Scenografi: Aron Fidjeland