Radio Sweden's coverage of the arts in Sweden
- 30 juli kl 15:31
Queering Sapmi joins Stockholm Pride for the first time
Today's the official inauguration of Stockholm Pride Festival, which is the biggest pride festival in the Nordic countries. One of the groups taking part in this year's parade is Queering Sapmi, a project for and about the queer community within Scandinavia's indigenous population. We spoke with Tobias Poggats, one of the project leaders. Reporter: Ylva Mossing.
- (3:11 min)30 juli kl 14:17
After Swedish King Karl XII was shot and killed in 1718 during the Great Northern War, the Swedish army was in disarray. By the next year, the military was disintegrating and in order to prevent Denmark from entering the port city of Strömstad on the coast near Norway, Sweden opened fire on its own fleet, scuttling about 20 ships and barges in order to keep them out of Danish hands.
- 24 juli kl 16:02
Bather in Eslöv asks why she can't go topless
This summer we`ve been investigating popular myths about Sweden and recently took a look at whether Swedes have a more relaxed take of women going topless at the beach. Well, one woman in southern Sweden found out that the country might not be so relaxed after all -- and she`s now asking why not. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.