Walpurgis Night: Singing by firelight
 Choral singing is a favorite pastime in Sweden, and now is when almost every singer in the country makes his voice heard. 

'A Man Called Fredrik'
 Fredrik Backman discusses his book, the international mega hit A Man Called Ove.  
'Breakthrough: Swedish Art Jewelry Today'   The U.S debut exhibit for five important Swedish contemporary jewelers opens with a reception... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
World leaders combat fake news  Sweden and the U.S join seven EU and NATO nations in establishing a central... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Saab builds Navy vessels  Sweden has contracted Saab's Kockums business unit to build a new signal intelligence (SIGINT)... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Garbo's family sells NY home  Swedish-born film legend Greta Garbo lived in New York since the 1950s. Her wardrobe... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Study in Sweden
When it comes to available programs, one Swedish destination stands apart from the others. 

Waffles, witches and song
 In March 2017, Atlanta’s new Swedish Choir “Sounds of Sweden” met to rehearse for the first time. Two weeks later, after the choir members had the opportunity to suggest a name for the choir and then vote for the best name, the winning name was announced.  
Ove in southern California  The 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival will feature — what else? — A Man... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

A walkabout along Stockholm's quays
 Most cities in the world known for their beauty have water in or around them. Stockholm is no exception, and is in fact often referred to as the Venice of the North. 
Nordstjernan, Issue 1704
On the Swedish tax system, a walkabout along Stockholm's many quays, Delaware Springfest, Sofia Talvik, golf and kubb season begins and Swedish Easter with classic Easter recipes for the spring table. 
Swedish Day Camp
Home-schooled children in Minneapolis attend Swedish day camp 
'Bamse' speaks out about fake news  Sweden hasn't wasted any time teaching children about fake news. Bamse, one of Swedish... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

Nordic Culinary Conference in Seattle
 Nordic chefs and culinary experts participate at the Pacific States' major food event of the year. 
Aggressive climate change agreement  In an announcement in early February, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven explained a law that's... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Organic is no longer just a trend
Consumer demand for the local, the organic and pure continues to rise in Sweden.  
Foodie Tourism
The new European destination for food. Sweden kicks off a program for international marketing and export of meal experiences. 
Need something Swedish?
New apps by Nordstjernan allow you to find anything anywhere in the U.S. 
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