Advent
 The first Sunday of Advent is just as important as Lucia in Sweden. Advent - the four weeks leading up to Christmas. 
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Happy 'Scandinavian' Thanksgiving in America!
The fourth Thursday of each November is a time of migration all over the United States. 
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Christmas in Swedish America 2019
 Christmas events are already in full swing - or at the very least you can get them on your calendar now so you don't miss a thing.  
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Sweden in a nutshell
From north to south and east to west, at 173,860 sq miles third largest country in the EU by area.  
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Food in the wintry north
 Sami culinary traditions in Jokkmokk, kaffeost (coffee cheese) in Kangos and food served on ice in Jukkasjarvi. 
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The lucky Swede.
One of the classical stories of rags to riches to rags is the career of the Swedish immigrant Erik Olof Lindblom.  
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Fika for Swedes in Mississippi
It seems wherever you go these days, there's a kanelbulle and good coffee for a fika craving Swede. 
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Winning combination
 Explore, discover and embrace your Swedish roots while pursuing your master's studies. 
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Swedish contrasts at Toronto Film Festival
The two Swedish films in Toronto are polar opposites: one trying to find lost time while the other is finding artistic endlessness.  
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The world's most expensive cities
Living in Stockholm is expensive, but here’s some good news: There are 55 other cities in the world that are more expensive to live in.  
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Vital images from New York Film Festival
Expect the best new films of the year and fresh new faces but also a fascinating retrospective section. 
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Filling up your car in Sweden
 Expensive yes but far from the most expensive and on par with several other countries in Europe. 
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Ö till ö
Synergy in Sweden - Q&A with Swimrun champions Helen Wikmar and Emma Wanberg 
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Recognizing a treasure
Birger Sandzén is one of the greatest Swedish-American artists.  
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Heading to Sweden?
Ideas for your trip and thoughts on what to experience in Sweden this summer. 
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Natural Cycles in the U.S.
The first intelligent birth control app that may prevent pregnancy without hormones is available in the U.S. 
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New Glass Now
The Corning Museum of Glass offers a blueprint of contemporary glass in a highly anticipated exhibit opening on May 11. 
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Building tall in Sweden
Today, there are not many skyscrapers in Sweden, but this may change within a few years.  
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Orienteering: It's all about finding your way
 Orienteering is a sport that mirrors the Scandinavian spirit - a love of the outdoors, a rational approach to detail and a respect for healthy competition.  
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Suspected money laundering   Multi-billion amounts may have been laundered through Swedbank, according to an investigative reporting team... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
No help for ISIS Swedes  Donald Trump has urged European countries to take back their respective IS members captured... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Russian jet provocation  A Russian fighter jet flew just 70 feet (20 meters) from a Swedish signal... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
More foreign students   The number of international students at universities and colleges in Stockholm keeps rising and... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Best burgers in Europe
The list of 50 Best Burgers in Europe from Big 7 readers. 
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Sweden ranks high among Best Countries
Best in the world for women, raising children and green living. 
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Learning (and teaching) Swedish
 As we work on offering you more opportunities to practice your Swedish, we had the opportunity to hear from a teacher of Swedish in Sweden.  
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Blue and yellow: the Swedish national costume
We wanted to offer a little history on nationella draekten, the national costume, and in our research we discovered there is more to the blue and yellow than meets the eye. 
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Moving to Sweden
 What is it like to actually move to Sweden? A recently relocated Californian about his first year in Stockholm. 
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Chalmers and Berkeley
Chalmers teams up with Berkeley to help Volvo Cars  
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