- First woman ever to have the job.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature each year, is to get its first female permanent secretary when Professor Sara Danius takes over in June next year.
- 19 december kl 15:01
What Xmas songs do Swedes like?
What kind of seasonal music goes down well in Sweden? Pop singer Sonja Aldén is releasing an album of Yule songs, and she says she does sometimes dare to remake the older classics. Reporter: Kris Boswell.Classics made into Swedish versions.
There's already Xmas music playing in the shops and streets of Sweden. But what kind of seasonal music goes down well in Sweden?
- Wanted a stable landlord.
Former Abba member Björn Ulvaeus has bought the building which contains Abba The Museum on the island of Djurgården in central Stockholm.
- More details on Friday.
The huge cuts scheduled for state support for small cultural magazines in Sweden are now being reconsidered after a debate Thursday in Parliament.
- (3:20 min)17 december kl 16:27
Losing small cultural magazines could have big impact
Less money for small cultural magazines in Sweden, after the centre-right opposition got their proposal to take away three quarters of the state subsidy. Many of these magazines have few readers but the head of one of Sweden`s biggest attractions, the modern art museum in Malmö, says his institution will be hit by a knock on effect. And Jan Petter Nilsson condemns this cut. Reporter: Loukas Christoulou.Warning from Modern Art Museum.
The head of the Malmö branch of one of Sweden's biggest art attractions says his institution will be hit by a knock-on effect of a big cut in funding for culture magazines.
- (6:33 min)17 december kl 15:34
Ace Wilder, Mapei, Little Jinder and Dante on their Grammis nominations
Award season will soon be upon us in the new year, when artists, musicians, actors and filmmakers are awarded for their achievements in 2014. This has been a great year for Swedish pop music, with artists such as Tove Lo, Avicii and Robyn once again flying the Swedish flag in music charts all around the world. Today the record industry here announced the nominations for the most prestigious music award show in Sweden, the equivalent to the Brit Awards or the Grammys. It`s called the Grammis, and Kris Boswell has more.Awards in 19 categories.
Rapper Lorentz and indie group Kent come top of the list of the names of nominees for next year's Grammis awards, the Swedish equivalent of the Brit Awards or the Grammys.
- Cysts on her vocal chords.
Swedish pop star Tove Lo has been forced to cancel an upcoming appearance at Swedish Radio's P3 Guld award ceremony due to throat problems.