Swedish Midsommar

Come rain or come sun, Midsommarafton is by far one of the most celebrated dates during the year. This post contains a commercial link In the middle of June almost all Swedes (myself included) celebrate the happening of “Sommarsolståndet”, which occurrs when night and day are the exact same length. With a pick-nick basket inContinue reading “Swedish Midsommar”

The Nobel Prize Awards

December 10:th is a very special date to keep in mind, since it is the anniversary of Nobel’s death. Since 1901 the Nobel Prizes has been presented on that particular date at a grand ceremony traditionally held at Stockholm City Hall. At the ceremony the Swedish king, King Carl XVI Gustaf, presents the laureates withContinue reading “The Nobel Prize Awards”