30 Sep 2023
Swedish Culture
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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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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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YLC’s Stockholm Christmas Playlist

‘Tis the season and it’s high time to add some new favorites to your Christmas playlists. We bring you our ultimate selection of  many amazing Swedish artists who have all put their wonderful voices on some great Christmas tunes. The list brings you new takes on classic Christmas standards as well as brand-new original Christmas songs. The […]

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Stockholm’s Absolute Viking Experience

We know that many tourists who come to Sweden first think about Vikings, when they are coming here… And of course you want to experience and learn as much as possible and as authentically as possible about the Scandinavian warriors. So here are the best tips to make the best of your visit to Stockholm […]

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It’s Taco Fredag!

It’s no secret that Sweden loves Mexican food. There’s even a day of the week dedicated to it: ‘Taco Fredag’ Taco Friday, when Sweden gathers around the dining table to eat a good taco. It’s such a thing that even the Swedish Church has tweeted a gif of Jesus craving taco, saying “When it finally […]

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