Radio Sweden Wednesday
Sweden and Finland enjoy a rivalry that seems to stretch across the ages, and in the modern version of that competition it appears that Finland is winning.
And in this month’s edition of Business Brief: the sounds of heavy metal and the Swedish economy plowing full steam ahead, with 2007 looking to be a banner year.
Closing music: Neneh Cherry ’Woman’
Sweden’s age-old rivalry with Finland has crossed sporting, cultural and geographical boundaries in its time, but now the competition has taken on a more modern twist in the contest to attract tourists to the countries’ exotic northern extremeties.
Sweden admits that Finnish Lapland is doing a much better job in attracting international visitors and is crying out NO MORE! As Radio Sweden’s Dave Russell reports, the battle lines have now been drawn:
Time now for this month’s edition of Business Brief with Radio Sweden’s Mark Cummins: