For tickets see austinfilm.org
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
General Election to the Parliament, City and County ( Riksdag, Kommun and Landsting) will take place in Sweden on September 9, 2018
Swedish citizens living abroad can vote in the Election to The Parliament (Riksdag)
The Consulate General of Sweden 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 805 Houston, TX 77098
August 16 – August 27, 2018 during regular opening hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Monday, August 20, 2018 open 9.00 am – 7.00 pm Saturday, August 25, 2018 open 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
To vote you need the following:
– Be a Swedish Citizen, at least 18 years old and have lived in Sweden.
Please bring valid Swedish ID (passport or körkort) along with your voting card. (If you don’t have your voting card we can print one out for you.)
As a Swedish citizen living abroad you will need to extend your right to vote every 10 years to not fall out of the electoral register (röstlängden).
This year Scandinavian Airlines provided charter flights between Stockholm and Austin, Texas.
They also rented a restaurant across the street from the main entrance to the Convention Center.
During SXSW it was called SCANDINAVIAN HOUSE. It was a great meeting place for all Scandinavians and events were held there hosted by each Scandinavian country.
This year the Scandinavian House and SXSW was visited by Crown Prince Harald of Norway.
Among many Swedish groups we met wilt “Emma Elisabeth”.
We also met with a Saudi women’s rights activist Manal al-Sharif
Swedish author Lars Kepler will sign and discuss The Sandman (Knopf; $27.95)
Lars Kepler is the pseudonym of the critically acclaimed husband and wife team Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril and Alexander Ahndoril. Their internationally best-selling Joona Linna series has sold more than ten million copies in forty languages. The Ahndorils were both established writers before they adopted the pen name Lars Kepler, and have each published several acclaimed novels. They live in Stockholm, Sweden. Translated by Neil Smith.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 6:30pm
At: Murder by the Book Store
2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Swedish Embassy in Washington, DC offers a special consular service by using a mobile photo station that enables Swedish citizens to apply for regular passports at a number of Swedish Consulates in the U.S.
The mobile passport station will be in Houston on March 20 – 22, 2018. To request an appointment please email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call (713) 953-1417.
You need to provide the following information for your reservation:
Bring the following to your appointment:
For Children please bring:
The Swedish Club Annual Christmas Traditions featuring Lucia and her Procession on Saturday December 2, 2017 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman St, Houston (same venue as last year!) Read here for details.
On Sunday June 11th , 2017. A Swedish celebration with traditional herring, meatballs, potatoes, wine, beer, cider, strawberry cake and coffee.