The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has decided to award the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation”.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 with one half to Frances H. Arnold “for the directed evolution of enzymes” and the other half jointly to George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter
“for the phage display of peptides and antibodies”.
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”.
The Swedish Government offices has published an update on The Government after the election on this homepage government.se.
More information about the 2018 election and forming a new government is available on the Riksdag website.
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.
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
Lingon & Dill, won the Desert category at the Houston Rodeo BBQ cookoff.
Lingon & Dill is a Swedish team competing in BBQ contests in Europe. This year they were invited to the Houston Rodeo BBQ contest.
Other competing International teams were from Australia, Ireland and Japan.
The Swedish team won the Desert category with their famous Chocolate and
Banana desert — made in a Dutch oven.
This was the first win by an international team in the entire 44 year history of Houston BBQ cook off.
The team was lead by chef Morgan Lundin, from Skärbacka, Sweden. If you ever drive by, please try their lunch restaurant. www.lingondill.se