Midsummer in America 2017!
 Midsommar, Midsummer. No matter how we spell it, we love this special weekend. Check our listing for your local event and mark your calendar!  

The world's best rainy city
 Not yet but on its way and with a clear goal: Gothenburg on Sweden's west coast. 
Swedish News
Forest 'gold' found in Sweden. Zlatan on Forbes' list. Use money-saving apps with caution. Pensioner peace protestors. Reinfeldt has new role. 
Bring on the bats  Swedish gardeners are encouraged to welcome bats into their yards. Citing the positive effect... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Trash talk  Two years later and the recycling and trash problem continues: In Orebro, residents were... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Sweden is 'heaven for cloud computing'
Business Sweden reports on Amazon's latest investment in cloud services in the Stockholm region. 

Glimpse the past and future
 An underground hangar near Gothenburg offers a haven for aviation aficionados.  
A Swedish Midsummer!
'Svensk Midsommar' - the traditions, the table and a selection of the most popular recipes. 

Midsummer 101
 A Swedish midsummer is "endless" summer with sun, fun, great food, flowers, dancing and joy ... a piece of Swedish culture to be proud of.  
Swedish News
Orkla Foods stocks up on sill in time for Midsummer. Floating town comes to Gothenburg. Potato lovers pay double. Planes take flight. From Youtube to Swedish TV. Long wait for homeowners.  

A royal birthday
 Victoriadagen will be extra special this year. 
Summer fun gets expensive  The cost is prohibitive for children and families who want to take advantage of... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Swedish seniors return to school  Pensioners in Sweden are enrolling in university classes at a high rate. Many say... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Swedish artists at Sofiero  An exhibit featuring Swedish artists opened on May 20 at Sofiero Castle in beautiful... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Swedish coastline gets cleaned up
The western landscape dominated by over 3,000 islands and 5,000 skerries is increasingly fouled by washed up garbage. 
The Swedish-American of the Year 2017   International Swedish diplomat, former UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ambassador Jan Eliasson recognized. Every year since 1960... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
'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 »

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. 
Search for anything Nordic or Swedish
Nordstjernan's apps facilitate the search for Nordic suppliers, products and services or events in the United States. 
Royal paper wedding anniversary
Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia celebrated their second year of wedded bliss on June 13. 
Sweden testing drones to help save lives
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