Radio Sweden's coverage of the arts in Sweden
- 24 juli kl 13:07
Young people in Stockholm are showing an unexpected interest in cultural activities in Sweden, and that includes classical culture as well, according to a recent poll.
- (2:29 min)23 juli kl 15:39
Food safety stressed during Swedish rotting month
Wednesday marked the start of the so-called "rötmånaden" - or the rotting month - here in Sweden. It`s the time of year when the public is advised to pay extra attention to the preparation and storage of food in hot temperatures. And with warm weather baking much of Sweden right now, this year is no different. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.
- (3:16 min)22 juli kl 15:41
An opera based on an Englishwoman's journey in Sweden 200 years ago
A stolen ship loaded with silver, an underestimated musical genious and a feminist icon thrown together in a chase through Scandinavia. The opera is called Silverskeppet, or the Silver Ship, and is based on letters that Mary Woollstonecraft wrote during her travels through Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The music is by Swedish composer Joseph Martin Kraus. Radio Sweden`s Ylva Mossing talks to opera writer Sophie Helsing.
Sweden`s five national minorities are holding a festival in the heart of Stockholm, which has featured arts and crafts displays during the day and Finnish Tango, Klezmer and Roma ballads at night.
- 16 juli kl 15:10
Are Swedes fashionable or frumpy?
Markus Landén investigates myths about Swedsen. Today: fashion. Is it true that Swedes dress particularly well and that we`re quick to pick up new trends? And are there perhaps other, less positive, stereotypes about Swedish fashion out there? We`re about to find out.