The Toronto International Film Festival has become the launching pad for the best of international, Hollywood and Canadian cinema, and is recognized as the most important film festival after Cannes. Here is a birds-eye view of the Swedish & Swedish-related Films at 2013 TIFF Date Time Film Title Venue Comments Fri 6 18.15 Hotell… Read More »Swedish & Swedish-related Films at 2013 TIFF
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Registration New! Menu About The Tradition 2012 Slide show Here are some fun links for all of you that would like to know more about this very traditional Swedish celebration. Here are some tips on how to enjoy the truly ambiance festive crayfish theme . The concept is easy: get together with a… Read More »About the Swedish Crayfish Party
Last year, Sweden won the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan – can we do it again in Malmö? Join us Saturday, May 18 at the Drake Hotel, second floor, for a special broadcast of this years European Song Contest, being held in Malmö, Sweden. No entrance fee; first come, first served. Everyone buys… Read More »Sweden Won the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest: Can we do it again?
Registration Printable Program/Invitation (PDF) The Tradition 2011 Slide show Here are some fun links for all of you that would like to know more about this very traditional Swedish celebration. Here are some tips on how to enjoy the truly ambiance festive crayfish theme . The concept is easy: get together with… Read More »Traditions: Swedish crayfish party, kräftskiva
Dear all, Here´s the latest news from The Swedish Wire. The Swedish PM made headlines by suggesting citizens may need to work beyond 70 to retain the current standard of the costly pension system. Sweden is also losing its appeal as haven from Europe’s debt crisis at a time when the krona is more overvalued… Read More »e Newsletter – The Swedish Wire
Area: 174,000 sq mi (450,000 km²), the third largest country in Western Europe Forests: 53% Mountains: 11% Cultivated land: 8% Lakes and rivers: 9% Longest north-south distance: 978 mi (1,574 km) Longest east-west distance: 310 mi (499 km) Capital: Stockholm Population: 9.3 million inhabitants Languages: Swedish; recognized minority languages: Sami (Lapp), Finnish, Meänkieli (Tornedalen Finnish),… Read More »Facts about Sweden