Sweden to remain neutral
In response to an April 28 remark from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that... READ MORE »
Swedish ISIS suspect
A Swedish suspect in the Brussels and Paris attacks decided against detonating a bomb.... READ MORE »
Stockholm on high alert
While concern was high for safety around the events of King Carl Gustafs 70th... READ MORE »
Happy Birthday, Your Majesty HM King Carl XVI Gustaf is celebrating his 70th birthday jubilee this week with lots of pomp and circumstance. READ MORE »
SACC New York turns 110
To celebrate its 110th anniversary, SACC New York is hosting a celebratory gala dinner... READ MORE »
The Draken Harald Harfagre
The world's largest Viking ship sets sail for the U.S. as it retraces an ancient voyage. READ MORE »
Exercise Caution While Traveling
The U.S. Embassy in Stockholm issues a travel alert for Americans in Sweden. READ MORE »
Valborg and May First
Choral singing by firelight - this week offers yet another Swedish celebration: Walpurgis Night and May First. READ MORE »
Earth Day 2016
On Earth Day, Sweden was represented in New York at the signing of the United Nation's Paris Agreement, the world's climate change policy. The landmark agreement came out of negotiations at December's climate summit in Paris. READ MORE »
Newport Beach Film Festival
For those of you on the left coast, Newport Film Festival starts tomorrow, 350... READ MORE »
Another prince in the royal family!
A baby boy was born to Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip on April 19. A fifth grandchild for the reigning King of Sweden. READ MORE »
Are the Irish Nordic? The Vikings' 220 years in Ireland made marks. They founded quite a few of Ireland's greatest cities. Some of their words are still included in the Irish language. Many Irish of today, if they tested their DNA, would most likely find they have Scandinavian blood in their veins. READ MORE »Premium
Spring celebrations at Skansen
Mamma bear Lill-babs brought out her four 3-month-old cubs for the first time in public. READ MORE »
Pop music's latest star is Swedish
The U.S. likes Zara Larsson, and the feelings are mutual. After reporting in March... READ MORE »
H&M's World Recycle Week
Here's where to donate your unwanted clothing this week. READ MORE »
Who let the cows out?
Everyone ... for 'Koslapp,' the annual tradition and a happy time for all when Swedish cows celebrate spring. READ MORE »
Huck weaving: An old tradition makes a comeback
After a chance discovery, we found out that a lot of people know this craft and remember it fondly. Others - native Swedes among them - never heard of it, so we did a little research on why it's remained a well-kept secret among its admirers. READ MORE »
Working for the best at IKEA The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for everyone - the people who buy their affordable, functional home furnishing products as well as all the employees who make that happen. Not only are they making their vision a reality, but they are winning awards for doing it so well. READ MORE »
Swedish quality award to Volvo
The Swedish Quality Award has been awarded Volvo Cars Torslanda. It is the 24th... READ MORE »
15th Executive Women's Conference
SACC NY is once again organizing and hosting EWC for executive women in Sweden and in the U.S. READ MORE »
From eye spasms to dumpster dive
The Swedish language expands in a variety of ways; new words are used and old words are used in new ways. READ MORE »
A rare Viking language is alive in Sweden
Developed from the common Norse of 1000-1500 years ago and in isolation for close to 800 years. READ MORE »
A new map for Sweden
After struggles with balanced health care resources across the country, new administrative districts are proposed. READ MORE »
Legend has it they were warriors, robbers and seafaring invaders READ MORE »
Avicii to hang up the headphones
Swedish superstar DJ Tim 'Avicii' Bergling says he will quit touring. In a lengthy... READ MORE »
Karin Lithell at the Swedish Church The exhibition 'Home Sweet Home' will be on display at the Swedish church, New York in April. READ MORE »
Swedes who love to sing
Vasa Drangar, the Swedish men's choir in Atlanta, will soon celebrate its 20th anniversary in May. READ MORE »
Malmo, Haecken advance to Cup final
A spot in Europe is for grabs May 5 when Malmo FF and BK Haecken square off in the final of the Swedish Cup. READ MORE »
All the things the newspapers can teach us about ourselves, about Sweden and being Swedish. READ MORE »
Remarkable Swedish art at 1915 Fair
Unless you learn about your past, personal or communal, you lose it. But if you can discover it and pass it on, then you can take pride in what your people accomplished. And that can inspire or encourage you to change the world in your time. READ MORE »Premium
A Look at 3-Dimensional Scandinavian Art Each Nordic country has its own set of bronze heroes, reflecting its history and culture. READ MORE »
Movie theater opens with 'Sjunde Inseglet' PFA's magnificent new Barbro Osher Theater is inaugurated with Ingmar Bergman's 'The Seventh Seal.' READ MORE »
Swedes, Americans team up in Alzheimer's research
New research on Alzheimer's disease (AD) offers ground breaking progress on fighting the disease.... READ MORE »
Waiting for a big reveal
Swedish media was buzzing on Tuesday, March 8 when U.S. rapper Kanye West was... READ MORE »
White Guide serves the list of top dining experiences
Every year the Swedish White Guide is revealed with the top dining establishments in... READ MORE »
Just four months left in the great exchange. Paying for the bus with credit. READ MORE »
Squeaky cheese and coffee
A northern Sami tradition surprises - and inspires - students.
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Post-November 2015 Paris For those who go to Paris, there's still much to see and experience from a Sweder point of view, but it deserves to be mentioned that the state of emergency imposed by President François Hollande on November 13, 2015 remains in effect. READ MORE »
A Guide to Swedish Paris
The relations between France and Sweden date back at least to the days when St. Ansgar left the monastery of Corbie near Amiens in northern France to convert the Swedes to Christianity. This deep history is apparent even today in Swedish influences all over the City of Light, the crossroads of the world.
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Swedish Art Circa 1915
Rediscovering buried treasures from the World's Fair of 1915, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
In... READ MORE »Premium
Today's Fact Gunnar Myrdahl (1898 1987)
The intellectual and ﬁnancial brain of the Social Democrats and a world-renowned economist whose works were standard reading at U.S. universities. Recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1974. MORE »
Swedish security service has received confirmation that the Eurovision final is an ISIS target. High security levels are planned for the May 14 concert at the Globe Arena. The Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm is the largest hemispherical building in the world, seating 16,000 spectators for concerts and 13,850 for ice hockey. READ MORE »
Baking with Skansen
A playful way to bake some traditional Swedish cookies and breads, virtually and in the oven. PLAY »
Ready for May First? These activists are ... On the placard "Everyone has the right to a second chance in school" and, who can argue with that?
Celebration at Skansen Skansen is celebrating its 125th anniversary throughout 2016. As if to celebrate a new family of four appeared for the first time in public.
Land of Nod Sofia Englund's "The Land of Nod" premieres at Newport Beach Film Festival in the short film category this weekend.
No more tours for Roxette The popular Swedish duo, Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle have cancelled all future tours.
Another prince in the royal family! A baby boy was born to Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip on April 19. A fifth grandchild for the reigning King of Sweden. Photo: Prince Carl Phili...
Dalarna: the Very Essence of Sweden The traditional church boats of Siljan Lake in Dalarna
The orient express on water Traveling in style from Göteborg to Stockholm and vice versa; Sweden's Göta Kanal offers a unique experience of the country.
Aerial Stockholm Sweden's capital is one of few major cities where hot air ballooning over the town is till allowed. (Not while President Obama visits but most of the ...
Sometimes touring the country ..will offer surprise encounters along the way, such as this one, just north of Umeċ, European Cultural Capital in 2014.
Traveling in the Summer ..through Sweden can offer the most amazing sceneries, the colors and experiences out of this world.
Swedish Food Classics Root vegetable hash with chèvre READ MORE »