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 […]

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 […]

TV series Great Swedish Adventure

Meter Television are searching for Americans with Swedish ancestry for a reality TV-show. A nationwide casting for season 9 is now being conducted. Previous seasons was beyond successful, and broke records in viewings. The search is for Americans who badly want to find out more about their Swedish heritage and come over and be a part […]