Fantastika 2021

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Updated December 2, 2021

You can find photos, reports and literature lists here!

Maria Nilson could unfortunately not participate. Still, you can watch her lecture Feminist fantasy and sf for everyone here.


Here is the programme for the convention 19 – 21 November, 2021. There could still be minor changes.

Fantastika 2021 is an SF convention that will take place in Dieselverkstaden in Sickla near the center of Stockholm on November 19-21, 2021 (new dates). The venue has been used for SF conventions in 2013 ,2016, and 2018, and our goal is about the same type of convention. There will be programme on Friday 17.00 – 22.00, on Saturday 10.00 – 22.00, and on Sunday 10.00 – 17.00. After Closing on Sunday there will be a Dead Dog Party. We intend to have at least one English programme at all times.

Our Guests of Honour are Adrian Tchaikovsky, Peadar Ó Guilín, Eva Holmquist and Maria Nilson. Maria Nilson is unfortunately taken ill with a cold and fever, and will not be present at the convention. We are trying to arrange an interview via zoom and a lecture via the internet.

Memberships of the postponed convention Fantastika 2020 are automatically transferred to Fantastika 2021. Please write to if you want a refund instead.

Bring books and fannish paraphernalia! You can give them to Bellis for the NoFF auction or get new ones at the trophy exchange.

Convention rules (Code of Conduct) are found here.


Convention rules due to Covid-19

The convention adheres to the instructions from The Public Health Agency of Sweden. Face masks are not required.

Everyone should pay attention to symptoms of COVID-19 in order to protect others. If you suspect that you have COVID-19, you should stay at home and avoid contact with other people.

If you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, special attention should be paid to people in a risk group and those aged 70 and over. You should take precautions to avoid infection yourself and to avoid spreading COVID-19. When possible, you should:  

  1. keep a distance from other people
  2. avoid close contact with people in a risk group, and people who are aged 70 and over.

These guidelines do not apply to people under the age of 18 years, or to people who have been recommended not to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical reasons.

Please read the instructions from The Public Health Agency of Sweden especially if you or someone in your family has fallen ill.



The membership fee is SEK 400 or corresponding in EURO, GBP or USD when pre-registering no later than November 12, 2021.

Youth membership: If you have not yet turned 26 when the convention starts, your membership is free, provided that you register in advance (on November 12, 2021, at the latest).

Children: Members below 12 years of age do not have to pay a membership fee.

IBAN: SE76 9500 0099 6018 0589 5271
You might also need: Address to the bank: Nordea, Smalandsgatan 17, SE-111 46 Stockholm, Sweden.
Address of recipient: Foreningen for Science Fiction-kongresser i Europa, c/o Tomas Cronholm, Rosjotorpsv 3, SE-192 51 Sollentuna, Sweden.

For other payment methods (e g PayPal), please contact

Registration: Membership registration form.

The list of registered members is found here.
Prices at the door: Whole weekend 500 SEK (below 26 years of age 400 SEK), Friday 150 SEK, Saturday 300 SEK, Sunday 150 SEK.

How to get there 

Public Transportation 
To get to Fantastika from Slussen (which is also a metro station), you can take any of the buses 401, 403, 491, 409 – 422 or 496. Get off at Sickla bro or Sickla station. In other words you can take any of the buses that leave from stops F, G, H and I at the Slussen terminal.
From Gullmarsplan (which is also a metro station) you take tram 22 (also called Tvärbanan) to the terminal station Sickla. You can also take the inner city bus 71 to Sickla allé.

If you’re staying at a hotel we recommend that you park there. There is paid parking in the square outside Dieselverkstaden, in the round parking house across the square and in the shopping centre.

The venue




Opening hours

The conventionRegistrationBook dealers
Friday16:00 – 23:00 16:00 – 21:3017:00 – 20:00
Saturday09:00 – 23:00 09:30 – 21:3010:00 – 19:00
Sunday09:00 – 17:00 09:30 – 15:0010:00 – 15:00
Used booksThe CaféBistro
Friday17:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 18:0009:00 – 22:30
Saturday10:00 – 18:00 10:30 – 17:0011:00 – 22:30
Sunday10:00 – 15:00 10:30 – 17:0011:00 – 21:30

Restaurant Guide

Here are some of the restaurants in the area.

Bistro Sickla
Conveniently situated in the venue. Somewhat health focused with – among other
things – good vegetarian food.
Fri & Sat 11-23 Sun 11-21

Bricks Burgers & Steaks
Mostly burgers. Pretty decent ones.
Fri 10-22 Sat 11-22 Sun 12-21

Urban Deli
Somewhat expensive, but the food is good… they for example know their meat.
Brunch 11:30-16:00 Sat and Sun.
Fri 11-23 Sat 11:30-23 Sun 11:30-17:00

A somewhat eclectic combination of good meat and sushi. Good stuff!
Fri-Sun 11-22

Quite fine pizza and pasta.
Fri 10-20, Sat 10-19, Sun 11-19

Restaurang Minh
Vietnamese and Chinese kitchen
Fri-Sun 11-21

Lokal / Venue

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