Alfred Nobel Presentation and Reception

At the meeting of the Consular Ladies Club, the Swedish Honorary Consul General in Houston, Astrid Marklund, had a talk about the history of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize. A prize that is awarded on December 10th every year in Stockholm.

Above Image: Swedish Honorary Consul General in Houston, Astrid Marklund and the president of the Consular Ladies Club, Emmanuelle Andres from France.



Sweden’s US ambassador visiting Houston

In November 2018 the Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter came to Houston to visit. 

Above Image: Karin Olofsdotter and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Below Image: Swedish company representatives at a meeting with the ambassador at the Swedish Consulate in Houston.

Below Image: Karin Olofsdotter meeting with Dr Tony Pena, head of Mexico Center at Baker Institute.

Below Image: Ambassador Olofsdotter and Ambassador Djerejian, head of the Baker Institute.

Below Image: Meeting with the Jewish community,  AJC in Houston

Below Images: Dinner reception at the residence of the Honorary Consul General in Houston, Astrid Marklund.





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.






Ingmar Bergman screenings in Austin

Austin Film Society is continuing the Ingmar Bergman Celebration

with the following Screenings.


For tickets see

Sunday September 9, 2018 at 3.15 pm THE MAGICIAN

Sunday September 16, 2018 at 2.00 pm SUMMER WITH MONIKA

Sunday September 23, 2018 at 2.00 pm THE SILENCE

Sunday September 30, 2018 at 1.30 pm PERSONA

Tuesday October 2, 2018 at 7.00 pm PERSONA

Another Swedish film, Silvana, will be screened at aGLIFF Film Festival on Saturday September 8, 2018  at 1.45 pm 

For tickets visit aGLIFF

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

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: