Aiming to organise a national cross-country ski-race, the first Vasaloppet in Mora, Sweden, was a an immediate success. In 1923 the first woman ever to participate finished last. For many years to come women were then forbidden to race. Still the competition grew larger each time, with successful and famous skiers returning to Mora toContinue reading “Vasaloppet”
Since 1901 the presentation of the Nobel prizes has taken place on December 10. A special date since it is the anniversary of Nobel’s death. The Swedish king, King Carl XVI Gustaf, presents the laureates with their medals and diplomas. Each laureate is expected to deliver a brief lecture, or speach. Three of the recipientsContinue reading “Nobel prizes 2020”
Cancelled and/or postponed events due to covid-19. Can you get your money back?
Are you a Swede living or studying abroad? Are you travelling the world? Either you’re about to move, travel, study or just visit for a while, you might feel the need to get in touch with other Swedes. There are both groups to join and lots of website with helpful information. Online groups and websitesContinue reading “Swedes living abroad”