The Nobel Prize 2020

The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious award in the world. Every year in early October, the world turns its gaze towards Sweden as the Nobel laureates are announced in Stockholm. The award ceremonies take place on December 10th. Since 1901 prizes in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace have been awarded. […]

Travel Restriction Information

Updated restrictions regarding entering Sweden can be found on the Swedish Boarder Police website. The Swedish embassies update global travel restrictions regarding Swedish citizens at the Swedish Foreign Department website. Updates from the White House regarding the current Covid-19 situation can be found on the government website. Information and recommendations regarding the Corona virus is […]

Sweden’s National Day

Sweden’s National Day is approaching and although celebrations are a little different this year the Swedish Institute will on June 6 host a 24 hour broadcast streaming. The stream will be in English and can be adapted to different social media channels. The live stream will begin with a video message from the Ambassador. The […]

Hilma af Klint documentary at MFAH

BEYOND THE VISIBLE A Documentary featuring the Swedish Artist  – HILMA AF KLINT This film is included in MFAH Film virtual series This film will run May 6 – 12, 2020 Please follow the link for ticket ($12) and screening of the film: https://www.mfah.org/visit/movie-night-at-mfah-films/ Follow the link for a short introduction: https://youtu.be/bUoe3ySukwU Her conventional painting […]

BBQ –Cook off at Houston Rodeo

This was the third year for The Swedish BBQ Team, Lingon & Dill, to participate in the BBQ- cook off at the Houston Rodeo.  The team has won many BBQ contests in Europe and they compete in the International village together with teams from England, Canada, Australia and Japan.  The Houston Rodeo BBQ contest is […]

Coronavirus  – COVID-19

The State Department and the Harris County Health Department had had a briefing to all Consulates represented in Houston, TX regarding the Coronavirus outbreak in Texas.  As a Consulate we were encouraged to share this important information. Since the situation is changing constantly we are sharing the important websites where you can monitor the situation […]

Lucia in Texas

Lucia Swea Austin Sunday December 8, 2019 from 3.00 pm  — 5.00 pm. Christmas bazaar and lucia concert at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church. Contact SWEA Austin for more information. Lucia Swea Houston Friday December 13, 2019  from 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm. Traditional Christmas dinner , dance and Lucia procession at Ikea Houston. Read more […]