Radio Sweden Thursday
Sweden is prepared to send peacekeepers to Chad, to protect refugees from Darfur.
We meet director Roy Andersson, whose latest film has been selected to represent Sweden at the Academy Awards.
Then, the Legendary Years, chronicling a famous Swedish record label.
Closing music: ”Charlie’s Boogie” by Charlie Norman
Sweden is ready to send 200 soldiers to Chad as a part of a European Union force to protect refugees from Sudan’s Darfur region. Azariah Kiros has more on the story:
A jury of Swedish film experts has finally decided which movie will be sent to Hollywood as the official Swedish entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category in the Academy Awards. The Oscar judges will now decide whether the film is worthy enough to become one of the 5 nominees. Kris Boswell has more:
From cinema to music…Roxette and Abba are only the tip of the iceberg. With the help of the authors of a new book, Gaby Katz traces Sweden’s musical history from a dynamic time that changed how people listened and chose their music: