Sunday June 2, 2019 A fun celebration with traditional Swedish food, live music by David’s Jazz Trio, Swedish songs, quiz games, fiskdam (candy) for the children. After the buffé strawberry cake and coffee was enjoyed.
Category Archives: Picture Gallery
IKEA grand opening in San Antonio
This is the 49th IKEA store in the US, and it is located in a suburb of San Antonio called Live Oak. A large crows was gathered outside the store for the opening ceremony which also was attended by The Mayor of Live Oak together representation from IKEA and the Swedish Embassy. Meeting with Ron …
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: …
Ingmar Bergman Centennial Celebration! (September 2018)
Texas – EU Summit, Austin, Texas May 10, 2016
Astrid Marklund, Hon. Consul General
Andreas von Uexkull, Head of Trade and Economic Development, Embassy of Sweden
Niklas Nortstrom, Mayor of Luleå
Maria Rankka, CEO of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
IKEA Restaurant grand opening, April 29 2016
Store Manager Fredrik Rabe, Cecilia Young Margret Kollen and Astrid Marklund
Coffee with the Consul
Honorary Consul General, Astrid Marklund was invited to The Greater Houston Partnership to present “Doing Business with Sweden” for their members. They have a program “Coffee with the Consuls”. Jonas Dahlström was together with Patrik Swahn, General Manager Stena Bulk in Houston invited to sit in the panel and had a very interesting panel discussion …
Ingrid Bergman – Centennial Celebration
From Ingrid Bergman – Centennial Celebration at Rice Cinema
Day of European Celebration May 9, 2015
On May 9, 2015 we celebrated the Day of Europe as we watched the Scandinavian Folkdancers dance on the Miller Outdoor Theatre plaza.
World Affairs Luncheon January 27, 2015
Swedish Ambassador Björn Lyrvall came to Houston to speak at the World Affairs Council Luncheon on January 27, 2015. Lunch was served as we listened to Björn’s insight on the world today.