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Länge leve brudparet! Posted by on Jun 19, 2010

They said ja! A big grattis and hurra hurra hurra hurra to H K H Kronprinsessan Victora and H K H Prins Daniel! (Picture from

The Royal Wedding: 28 hours to go Posted by on Jun 18, 2010

The guests have arrived, along with 2300 journalists, 2000 policemen and numerous tourists. In other words, Stockholm is ready to host the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling.  When? The ceremony will take place 3.30 pm, Swedish time. An hour later, at 4.30 pm, the newlyweds will go in a parade through Stockholm and show…

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The royal wedding: 30 days to go Posted by on May 19, 2010

As you all know by now, Sweden’s crown princess Victoria is getting married in 30 days 22 hours 16 minutes and 34 seconds – according  the several countdowns on wedding websites. Naturally, this is a big occasion. Not only because royal weddings like this don’t come across very often, but also because Victoria is marrying a…

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Today’s talk of the town Posted by on Apr 15, 2010

This is what we talk about in Sweden today: The volcano on Iceland that causes chaos –  but not on Iceland A volcano in the Eyjafjallajoekull area on Iceland has erupted for the second time in a month and this time, almost all of Northern Europe is hit in a rather unexpected way, I’m sure…

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Blogs in Swedish Posted by on Mar 30, 2010

There has been a few requests about good Swedish blogs lately and jag är inte den som är den! But what is a good blog? To use another great Swedish expression, smaken är som baken – delad (Your taste is like your butt -divided) and there is a strong possibility that the blogs I like…

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Swedish wedding customs Posted by on Feb 22, 2010

As Gabriel pointed out here, you can learn a lot about a country by studying the customs (seder) and traditions surrounding big moments in life such as child births and weddings (bröllop). I’m not about to either give birth or get hitched, but there are a lot of weddings in the air at the moment. First…

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