The Nobel Prize 2019

The will of the Swedish chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel established the five Nobel prizes in 1895. The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 William G. […]

Stockholm Brass Ensemble in Houston

Stockholm Chamber Brass team up with brass students of The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University to give a joint concert of works for large brass ensemble and quintet. October 3rd from 7:30pm – 9:00pm at Hirsch Orchestra Rehearsal Hall. Programme Richard Strauss (1864-1949) Overture Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) – Suite from L’Orfeo and L’incoronazione […]

Swedish company Ericsson chooses TX

Ericsson is a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm. The company now selects Lewisville, TX, for its first 5G smart factory in the United States. Opening in early 2020, the fully connected and automated smart factory will make Advanced Antenna System radios that enable 5G deployments. Ericsson invested $100 million into the […]

Farmer Wants a Wife

Farmer Wants a Wife is a reality television series.  The basic structure of the program is that a number of farmers are presented with women/men from the city, from whom they choose one to be their spouse. Swedish channel 4 is now seeking Swedish speaking farmers living in the USA to participate in the show. […]


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, […]

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 […]