Radio Sweden's coverage of the arts in Sweden.
- First time as a presenter.
Comedian and TV presenter Robin Paulsson and this year's winner, Sanna Nielsen, are to present next year's Melodifestival, Swedish Television announced today.
- 29 september kl 13:38
"Now to the world of books...this time of year is an important one for the Swedish book publishing and retail industry....The four day Gothenburg book fair has just finished and next week, we have the announcement of the winner of the 2014 Nobel prize for Literature..... All is not well though, total sales of books in Sweden, both online and on paper have sunk by 6.8 percent this year, continuing a downward trend of recent years as the way we consume material continues to evolve........ To find out whether the industry can move with the times, Radio Sweden's Dave Russell spoke to Swedish publisher, author and journalist Svante Weyler...."The e-book is not working in Sweden."
With the Nobel Prize in Literature scheduled to be announced next week, and the Gothenburg Book Fair concluding yesterday for the year, Radio Sweden turns its attention to the publishing industry. Book sales have fallen by nearly seven percent in the space of a year.
- 29 september kl 12:11
Swedish Church gathers for annual meeting of the synod
Members of the Lutheran Church of Sweden General Synod gathered last week in the town of Uppsala for the governing body`s annual meeting. Up for discussion this year were a wide range of topics, including those on the church`s identity, heritage, the climate, and youth unemployment. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.Addressed 109 different motions.
Members of the Lutheran Church of Sweden General Synod gathered last week in the town of Uppsala for the governing body's annual meeting. Up for discussion this year were a wide range of topics, including those on the church's identity, heritage, the climate, and youth unemployment.
- Rights-owners in favour of edit.
Swedish Television SVT is to edit an old Swedish Pippi Longstocking tv-series to remove racist remarks ahead of its re-release on DVD.
- Just SEK 10 extra per trip.
Officials are proposing a voluntary fee those traveling to the Baltic island of Gotland to help protect and renovate the medieval walls around the city of Visby.
- Friends Arena to host final.
Östersund and Helsingborg are to host Melodifestivalen, the Swedish Song Contest, for the first time, Swedish Television announced today.
- Celebrates 30th anniversary.
The Gothenburg Book Fair opened on Thursday celebrating its 30th anniversary with literature from Brazil in focus over the four days.