22 May 2024
Swedish Culture
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A Vibrant Tradition: Vårsalongen 2024 at Liljevalchs

Vårsalongen, an annual jury-judged exhibition held at Liljevalchs konsthall, marks the beginning of the art year in Stockholm. Since its inception in 1921, this cherished tradition has evolved into a lively celebration of art, welcoming participants and visitors alike from February 9 to April 21st. At Vårsalongen, artists from diverse backgrounds and styles converge to […]

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Formex 2024: The Ultimate Meeting Ground for Interior Design Professionals

If you’re a professional in the interior design, design, or gift industry, Formex is your gateway to a world of opportunities. This renowned trade fair, slated to be held for the next time on August 27-29, 2024, provides a platform where national and international buyers, agents, wholesalers, importers, producers, designers, and media converge. Formex is […]

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A Decade of Philanthropy Celebrated in Grand Style at the Royal Opera House

The International Philanthropic Society (IPS) marked a remarkable milestone with its 10th Anniversary Fundraising Lunch, held at the illustrious Golden Foyer of the Royal Opera House on Wednesday, October 4, 2023. This star-studded event was not only a celebration of IPS’s decade-long commitment to philanthropy but also an occasion to raise vital funds for the […]

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Valborg – Sweden’s Bonfire Night

There is nothing that says spring in Sweden better than a good old bonfire and a men’s choir! Don’t miss the annual gatherings at Valborgsmässoafton (Walpurgis night)! RELATED POST: FIND OUT WHAT STOCKHOLMERS SAY ABOUT VALBORG! Tradition Every year on the 30th of April Sweden is set ablaze in revelry of the emerging spring. The celebration known […]

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How Lillördag Can Prevent Burnout at Work

According to a survey done by Indeed.com, 52% of people said that they often feel tired and burned out by work. This figure rose to 67% in the past year, meaning that Swedes are having to find ways to relax and de-stress as a priority. One of the ways to do this in Sweden is […]

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Swedish wedding traditions: customs and culture

In part 2 of our three part series on Swedish wedding traditions, we examine the most typical Swedish wedding customs and talk with insiders about what characterizes weddings in Sweden…

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Festivals Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

Celebrate Sweden’s National Day

Even though the celebration of Sweden’s national day on June 6 only became an official public holiday in 2005 it has now become one of Sweden’s most anticipated holidays and days of celebration. Although this year the celebrations may be a little bit dampened due to the need of staying away from large gatherings, there are […]

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Raggare’s Role in Stockholm’s Classic Car Scene

Roughly 5,000 classic American cars are imported into Sweden every year. Most often, they are bought by car lovers who have an affinity for a period in the 1950s and 60s when full-bodied, colorful, powerful vehicles were mass-produced by American automakers. Sweden didn’t follow this trend, which is one reason that explains the existence of raggare, a popular Swedish […]

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Valentine’s Day In Stockholm

Are you in love and in Stockholm? Do you want to do something special with your significant other on Valentine’s Day, aka Alla Hjärtans Dag? We have listed a bunch of things and places you both can enjoy to infuse yourself in the romantic vibes the city has to offer. But before we continue, you […]

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Melodifestivalen 2020 – Get ready for Heat 1

It’s that time of the year again… Can you believe we are already at the start of the Mello season? The music extravaganza is attracting something like three million Swedes every Saturday for the next six weeks, benched in front of their TVs with the whole family, or putting on fun schlager parties with their […]

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