The holiday season is here

Advent is latin and means arrival. It is a celebration of the arrival of Jesus, and also a time to prepare for Christmas. Advent has its historical roots in the 40 day long fasting period that started around Christmas and finished by Easter. Traditionelly it is a time for fasting and preparing for the birthContinue reading “The holiday season is here”

Swedish crayfish party

It’s time for the Swedish tradition crayfish party, or “kräftskiva” as we say in Swedish. During the month of August and some time in September the Swedes gather with friends and family to eat and drink celebrating the first crayfish harvests. In fact this is a nordic tradition, but it has its origin in SwedenContinue reading “Swedish crayfish party”

Swedes living abroad

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”

Gothenburg Horse Show

Gothenburg Horse Show is considered to be one of the most prestigious and best indoor horse-shows in the world. The event has been reoccuring every year since the first show in 1977. Since then, over 3 million visitors have visited this amazing event in Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden. Gothenburg Horse Show is a spectacular sportsContinue reading “Gothenburg Horse Show”