Talk by Nobel Prize winner

Wednesday May 22, 2019 Nobel Prize winner Dr. James Allison spoke at a luncheon at Baker Institute. Dr. Allison first gave a presentation in his research work at MD Anderson CancerCenter. After the Luncheon Ann – Christine Langselius, CEO of Miraculum interviewed Dr. Allison on various topics like his research work, music and Sweden. The […]

EU-Election

Election to the EU parliament will take place on Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Sweden. The Consulate of Sweden in Houston will be open for election during the period May 4, 2019 – May 17, 2019 during regular office hours. Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9.00 am – 2.00 pm   As well as: Saturday May 4, […]

SXSW Austin 2019

SXSW (The South by Southwest) is a conference for creative industries, film and music.  Sweden has a large presence by individuals, companies and music groups in these fields. This year the Scandinavian Countries had a joint facility called the Scandinavian House. This is a project initiated by Scandinavian Airlines. During the conference Scandinavian Airlines also […]

Finland Again Happiest Country!

The Swedish neighbor Finland has the happiest population in the world. Rounding out the rest of the top ten are countries that have consistently ranked among the happiest. They are in order: Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada and Austria. The US ranked 19th dropping one spot from last year. The Finnish […]

Best Foreign Language Film

Houston Film Critics Society, HFCS, nominated the Swedish film Border (Swedish: Gräns) as one of five movies to the Best Foreign Language Film of 2018. Honorary Consul General Astrid Marklund attended the Houston Film Critics award show representing the Swedish film Border that was nominated. Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of […]