In recent years, several films have been shot in Luleå and the surrounding area. Here, there is a first-class film studio and Sweden's second-largest regional centre for film and TV production. With 44 stages and venues, Luleå is also a musical city. The development company BD Pop supports Luleå's musicians and the music scene in different ways. Many of Luleå's artists work with BD Pop.
Kulturens hus – the cultural heart of Luleå
Established in 1967, Norrbottensteatern was one of Sweden's first regional theatre companies. The company performs a varied repertoire and tours throughout Norrbotten. The much-awaited arts centre, Kulturens hus, opened in 2007 and is now one of Luleå's most popular meeting places. The building houses concert halls, a library, an art gallery, a tourism office, a café and a restaurant.
Creative meeting places
Luleå is a national role model when it comes to stimulating the growth of the creative sectors. Several steps have been taken to encourage the growth a creative sector, one of which is the project Creative Nodes, which will soon offer a creative meeting place that will feature facilities such as a lab, flexible office space and a café. A strategy for developing the game industry in Luleå has also been presented.