- Skalvan Jr.
The popular late-night talk show "Skavlan" is getting a reboot of sorts where instead of hearing from famous movers and shakers, a new host will interview mostly children.
- First Swede ever to win.
Swedish songwriter and music producer Max Martin and Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli are the winners of Sweden's top music accolade, the 2016 Polar Music Prize.
- Songs "Don't Worry" and "Constellation Prize".
Artists Ace Wilder and Robin Bengtsson will sing another day after earning the most votes in Saturday's opening round of the Melodifestivalen song competition in Gothenburg.
- Eighteen places without paying.
Beginning this week, eighteen state-owned Swedish museums are no longer charging an entrance fee. One of the goals with this new measure is to attract new audiences to art institutions.
- Italy, Nigeria and TV dramas in the focus.
Nearly 450 films are set to be screened in Gothenburg over the next week during the biggest film festival in the Nordic region.
- Danish politician called for cartoon to be withdrawn.
Artist Lars Vilks says to Radio Sweden that he does not like Steve Bell's cartoon comparing Danish immigration policy to Nazism, but that such satire is part of free speech.
- Textile Museum.
Can you sew a pocket onto a garment in 30 seconds? Visitors to a new exhibit at the Textile Museum in Borås in western Sweden can find out while they learn about fundamental problems with the modern-day garment industry.