The Annual Christmas Bazaar

November 9th. – 11th. 2018

Bakery with homemade bread and Christmas cookies. Norwegian store filled with Scandinavian foods. Cafeteria with «Open-faced sandwiches», waffles and cream cakes.

A unique shop with Scandinavian Christmas items such as linens, knitwear, Norwegian ”nisser” and handmade decorations.

Scandinavian Folk Dance, silent auction and great raffle-prizes.

Opening hours:

Friday: 11am – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm
At 11am 0n Sunday there will be a traditional Norwegian service.

 

ADDRESS:

THE NORWEGIAN SEAMAN’S CHURCH

4309 YOUNG STREET, PASADENA 77504 TEXAS

 

Gaby Berglund Opening Reception

The exhibition “The Quiet Thread” by Gaby Berglund

On view February 2-27, 2019

Opening reception February 2, 5-7 pm  at the Jung Center.

Entré: free

Swedish-Ecuadorian artist Gaby Berglund left Ecuador at a young age to study in USA to later move to Norway, Sweden and South Korea. Gaby Berglund moved to Houston at the end of 2016 where she currently have her studio.

Read about her here.

 

 

Ingmar Bergman 100 years

See the movie poster here!

The Swedish institute and the Swedish Film institute will celebrate the
Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman who in 2018 was born 100 years ago.

Austin Film Society is showing the Darkness series: Films by Ingmar Bergman shown at Austin Film Society

MFAH in Houston is screening following Ingmar Bergman movies: Bergman at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Rice Cinema is screening 4 movies: Films by Ingmar Bergman shown at Rice Cinema.

 

 

 

 

 

Sweden’s National Day Celebration

Sunday, June 3rd 2018 from 3.00-6.00 pm

At Southside Place Clubhouse, 3743 Garnet St, Houston, TX 77005

We serve: Meatballs, herring, knäckebröd (crisp bread), potatoes, lemonade, wine and beer. Strawberry cake and coffee.

Program: Swedish songs, quiz, fiskdamm (candy) for the children

Price: $25 for adults, children 16 and below free.

If space availible, limited number of tickets sold at the door for $30.

R.S.V.P. and tickets here before May 30th!

Parking: Curbside parking available throughout the neighborhood Questions: houston@consulateofsweden.org or phone: 713-953-1417

Sponsored by:

 

Royal Swedish Ballet

Visit the Dance Salad Festival to see the Royal Swedish Ballet from Stockholm with a pas de deux from a highly acclaimed Mats Ek’s Juliet and Romeo set to music score by P.Tchaikovsky.

WHEN: Thursday, Friday and Saturday- March 29, 30 and 31, 2018, 7:30 pm.

WHERE: The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
Zilkha Hall, 800 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002

Total price of tickets: $25-$59. To buy tickets and find more details go to: www.dancesalad.org

 

A Symposium with 2017 American Nobel Laureates

November 14 at 1 pm in House of Sweden, Washington DC

The event will be live streamed and available at: YouTube.com/EmbassyofSweden

ASK your questions on Twitter with #SWEnobelUSA

Physics “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves” Kip S. Thorne (in attendance), Barry C. Barish, and Rainer Weiss (in attendance)

Chemistry “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution” Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank (in attendance), and Richard Henderson

Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm” Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash (in attendance), and Michael W. Young (in attendance)

Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences “for his contributions to behavioral economics” Richard H. Thaler (in attendance)

Moderator: Dr. Alan I. Leshner