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Día de Muertos – Day of the Dead festivities at Etnografiska


The Mexican Day of the Dead comes back to Etnografiska Museet for its annual celebration. The Mexican Society in Sweden together with Etnografiska bring us these traditions, that combine the remembrance of the departed with music, performances and colour. They have set up an altar with offerings dedicated to Juan Gabriel, one …

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Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) – when the dead meet the living


It’s almost like a trend now. We see references everywhere to the Mexican Day of the Dead; in Halloween costumes with skull face-paint better known in Mexico as ¨Catrinas¨, but also in Hollywood films like the latest James Bond movie, Spectre, 2015, where the opening sequence shows a Day of …

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Celebrating Cricket in Sweden


The Swedish Cricket Federation celebrates its 25th Anniversary, as well as being accepted as members of the Swedish Sports Confederation, with a special cricket match at Gärdet in Stockholm on Saturday the 22nd of August. The match pits Embassy staff from different cricket playing countries against Swedes, who have learned …

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