Mobile Passport Station, April

The Swedish Embassy in Washington, DC offers a special consular service by using a mobile photo station that enables Swedish citizens to apply for regular passports at a number of Swedish Consulates in the U.S. The mobile passport station will be in Houston, April 9 – 11, 2019 To request an appointment please email houston@consulateofsweden.org …

Mamma Mia in Houston, February

Theatre Under the Stars presents a stunning production of the musical Mamma Mia. Join in for the ultimate feel-good musical, Mamma Mia! See this stunning new production just for Houston audiences that will have you dancing in the aisles. Directed by TUTS Artistic Director, Dan Knechtges, Mamma Mia! features 22 of ABBA’s greatest hits woven into a story about …

The Swedish Club Annual Christmas Traditions

Please join us in celebrating The Swedish Club Annual Christmas Traditions featuring Lucia and her Procession on Saturday December 15, 2018 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman St, Houston (same venue as last year!) Church parking is limited and street parking is metered until 6 p.m (the meter fee can be paid with cash or credit card);  but we are allowed …

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

  The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics” with one half to Donna Strickland and Gérard Mourou “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses” and the other half jointly to Arthur Ashkin “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems”.  

Election to the Swedish parliament in September 2018

General Election to the Parliament, City and County ( Riksdag, Kommun and Landsting) will take place in Sweden on September 9, 2018 Swedish citizens living abroad can vote in the Election to The Parliament (Riksdag) Voting location: The Consulate General of Sweden 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 805 Houston, TX 77098 Opening hours: August 16 – …

Sweden’s National Day Celebration

Sunday, June 3rd 2018 from 3.00-6.00 pm At Southside Place Clubhouse, 3743 Garnet St, Houston, TX 77005 We serve: Meatballs, herring, knäckebröd (crisp bread), potatoes, lemonade, wine and beer. Strawberry cake and coffee. Program: Swedish songs, quiz, fiskdamm (candy) for the children Price: $25 for adults, children 16 and below free. If space availible, limited …