- No horned helmets.
A group is planning to counter the general view of vikings as only fierce warriors with horned helmets by opening Life of Vikings attraction.
- Investing in investigative reporting.
After spending 438 days in an Ethiopian prison, Swedish freelancer Martin Schibbye launched the Blank Spot Project, a crowd-funded digital platform that helps fund reporting about people and places that are rarely heard or seen in the news.
- Criticises SVT sketch for using gook-humour.
Lisa Sjöblom, graphic designer and illustrator, co-authored an opinion piece in reaction to Swedish Television airing a sketch from 1995. In the sketch, two Koreans adopt a Swedish boy, and fulfill many offensive stereotypes about Asians. We spoke to Lisa about her opinions on the sketch.
The story of the romance between the legendary Swedish star of the silver screen, Ingrid Bergman, and the world-renowned war photographer Robert Capa, will be made into a film directed by James Mangold, according to news agency TT.
- Pagrotsky (S): “Wise decision”.
The Swedish government will no longer work towards transitioning to digital radio, or DAB+, says Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke (MP).
- 'Rock and roll'
Swedish actress Lena Olin, famous for movies like Chocolat and Remember Me, is to star in a new series directed by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger.
- Children's book as playground.
A new exhibit opened at Kulturhuset in Stockholm Wednesday, bringing to life the world of Barbro Lindgren's 1969 children's book Loranga! Loranga!