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A memorial site for Avicii is being created in Stockholm

Avicii's memorial will be in the Östermalm district of Stockholm

  • Dave Turner
  • 12 February 2021
A memorial site for Avicii is being created in Stockholm

A memorial site for Avicii is being created in Stockholm.

The memorial site for Avicii, who passed away in April 2018, will be located in the Östermalm district of Stockholm.

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Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter announced the news, writing plans for the Avicii memorial were being discussed by Östermalm’s district committee, chaired by Andréa Hedin, on Thursday (February 12).

Avicii's father Klas Bergling said: “We feel honored that the district committee is taking this initiative. This place will give the opportunity to remember Tim and his music that has meant and still means so much to many people around the world.”

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Last year it was announced that the Avicii Experience would open at a museum called SPACE in Stockholm in 2021, in association with the Tim Bergling Foundation.

An official Avicii biography is also set for release in 2021, while an Avicii video game is now available to play. In 2019 the DJ and producer won two Grammi awards, Sweden's equivalent of the Grammys.

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Commercial Content Editor, follow him on Twitter

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