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 …

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 …

Alfred Nobel Presentation and Reception

At the meeting of the Consular Ladies Club, the Swedish Honorary Consul General in Houston, Astrid Marklund, had a talk about the history of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize. A prize that is awarded on December 10th every year in Stockholm. Above Image: Swedish Honorary Consul General in Houston, Astrid Marklund and the …

Sweden’s US ambassador visiting Houston

In November 2018 the Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter came to Houston to visit.  Above Image: Karin Olofsdotter and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Below Image: Swedish company representatives at a meeting with the ambassador at the Swedish Consulate in Houston. Below Image: Karin Olofsdotter meeting with Dr Tony Pena, head of Mexico Center at Baker Institute. Below Image: …

The Annual Christmas Bazaar

November 9th. – 11th. 2018 Bakery with homemade bread and Christmas cookies. Norwegian store filled with Scandinavian foods. Cafeteria with «Open-faced sandwiches», waffles and cream cakes. A unique shop with Scandinavian Christmas items such as linens, knitwear, Norwegian ”nisser” and handmade decorations. Scandinavian Folk Dance, silent auction and great raffle-prizes. Opening hours: Friday: 11am – …

Ingmar Bergman screenings in Austin

Austin Film Society is continuing the Ingmar Bergman Celebration with the following Screenings.   For tickets see austinfilm.org Sunday September 9, 2018 at 3.15 pm THE MAGICIAN Sunday September 16, 2018 at 2.00 pm SUMMER WITH MONIKA Sunday September 23, 2018 at 2.00 pm THE SILENCE Sunday September 30, 2018 at 1.30 pm PERSONA Tuesday October …