Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund – Applications for 2014

Grant for Study or Research in Sweden The Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund is now receiving applicants for grants to study in Sweden. This applies to US citizens or Permanent residents of the US. Applications must reach the Swedish Institute by 15 November 2014 for a study visit in Sweden during the period 1 March-31 December …

The European Parliament Election information

  For more information about the European Parliament Election please read the attached document about the election issues, the Swedish candidates and their political programs and how to vote from abroad. Election information, click here. (Ur Svenskar i världen/01/2014)   Due to The European Parliament Election the Consulate will be open 10.00am – 7.00pm     …

Swedish Sweets & Imports Online store

Do you miss something from Sweden? Then look into Swedish Sweets & Imports online store, where you will find everything from Djungelvrål to Kavli Räkost!   The sisters Annika and Ann-Sofie has started the online company Swedish Sweets and Imports. They see it as their main goal to import Swedish products that is hard get …

Princess Madeleine gave birth to a daughter on the 20th February 2014

Princess Leonore. Photo: Mr Christopher O’Neill/royalcourt.se   On Wednesday 26 February, a cabinet meeting was held at the Royal Palace to mark the birth of Princess Madeleine’s child. At the cabinet meeting, The King informed the Government that the Princess will be named Leonore Lilian Maria, with the given name Leonore. The Princess was assigned …

The Swedish Ambassador to the U.S. Björn Lyrvall visiting Houston

   On March 7th, 2014, The Swedish Consulate General of Houston and SACC-Houston cordially invite you to a luncheon with Björn Lyrvall – the Swedish Ambassador to the U.S. at The Federal Reserve Bank, Houston Branch.   Luncheon with Björn Lyrvall – the Swedish Ambassador to the U.S.   At The Federal Reserve Bank, Houston …