Radio Sweden Thursday
Today we’ll be taking you to the Baltic island of Gotland and a special unit of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.
Is it the blondes? Is it moose hunting? Is it a smorgasbord with herring and meatballs? We investigate what draws tourists to Sweden.
That and more in today’s edition.
Closing Music: Måns Zelmerlöw, WORK OF ART
George Wood looks at how a telephone could be crucial in preventing suicide. Sweden’s National Road Administration is attempting to prevent people jumping from bridges by offering them one last chance to seek help:
A special unit of the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency is located on the Baltic island of Gotland. Their aim: to boost co-operation between Sweden and its Baltic neighbours – with special emphasis on renewing once extensive ties frozen until the fall of the Soviet empire. Bill Schiller has the story:
The number of tourists here has seen a steady increase over the last few years. But what’s so attractive about Sweden that has tourists coming in droves? Azariah Kiros investigates: