15 Jul 2024
national day
Culture What's on: Stockholm

Celebrate the Swedish National Day

Sweden’s National Day gets its date of 6th June from Gustav Vasa’s coronation in 1523, but it hasn’t been that big of a deal for the Swedes until it was made a public holiday in 2005. So in the past decade the day has been finding its new form and now there are many celebrations […]

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Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

How to Celebrate Swedish National Day

Rumour has it that Sweden’s National Day began in 1523 when Gustav Vasa was crowned, but it wasn’t made a public holiday until 2005. But either way it’s a cause to celebrate – choose a century and go from there!

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Expat Cookbook Swedish Culture

Recipe of the Week: National Day Cake

It’s no secret that Swedes love their cake – and cookies, and candies, and everything sweet. So no wonder then that fika on National Day has its very own tasty confection…nationaldagsbakelse.

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