TV series Great Swedish Adventure

Meter Television are searching for Americans with Swedish ancestry for a reality TV-show. A nationwide casting for season 9 is now being conducted. Previous seasons was beyond successful, and broke records in viewings.

The search is for Americans who badly want to find out more about their Swedish heritage and come over and be a part of an adventure they will never forget.

Swedes settled down all over the states when they immigrated back in the days.

 The deadline to apply is January 20th, 2019.

The show is shooting in the summer (end of May- June 2019) in Sweden.

Go on our website to apply:

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.






Sweden’s U.S. ambassador visiting Houston.

Sweden’s U.S. ambassador, Karin Olofsdotter, is making her first official trip to Texas. Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner tweeted after the meeting with the Swedish ambassador “We discussed sustainability, innovation and education. I learned that 29K jobs in Texas are supported by Sweden. I look forward to continuing to build our relationship.

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018


The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics” with one half to Donna Strickland and Gérard Mourou “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses” and the other half jointly to Arthur Ashkin “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems”.


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: or phone: 713-953-1417

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