According to SwedenAbroad.com, Swedish progressive metallers OPETH performed live in Singapore on February 9 at Fort Gate, Fort Canning.
In celebration of OPETH‘s nomination to the Swedish Music Export Prize and the Swedish Grammis award (Swedish Grammy equivalent), Ingemar Dolfe, who serves as Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore, hosted a reception at the Swedish residence where the band members had the opportunity to meet representatives from the local music industry and music bloggers.
In his welcome speech, Dolfe highlighted Sweden as one of the top five music exporters in the world and applauded the success OPETH had achieved on the world stage. He emphasized that the music industry is important for people’s image of Sweden abroad and that the talented musicians and songwriters have helped to put Sweden on the world map.
Check out photos of the concert at this location. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below.