- "We want to show the great diversity of museums Stockholm has to offer."
There's been a boom of private museums opening in Stockholm recently, with five starting up over the past five years in and around the city. Directors of three private museums in Stockholm gathered at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in Stockholm's Stureplan neighborhood for a conference discussing the role of private museums in Stockholm's cultural life and how they fit in with their public siblings.
- "May those who love prosper"
The Millesgården museum in Lidingö, just outside Stockholm, is currently housing an exhibit in collaboration with the Swedish Pompeii Project, recreating a house from the city block in Pompeii where the project has been conducting research and documentation.
Tove Lo won the award for artist of the year at the Grammisgala (the Swedish equivalent of the Grammys) on Wednesday night in Stockholm. Lo's "Habits (stay high)" also won in the category of song of the year.
- Woman's relative opposed statue.
The Culture, Leisure and Recreation Committee in Växjö said no on Wednesday afternoon to erecting a statue of a woman hitting a neo-Nazi on the head with her handbag.
- Aimed at three- to six-year-olds.
After a Swedish genitals song became a global internet sensation, now the producers of the kids’ show behind it have created an animated video explaining human reproduction.
- New challenges restoring more recent collectables.
The interest in antiques or more modern collectables remains high in Sweden, with over 30,000 people recently attending Antikmässan, the annual antiques fair in Stockholm.
- First Emmy for a Swedish children's program.
The Swedish TV program “Wild Kids” won an International Kids Emmy Award in New York Friday evening. It’s the first time a Swedish children’s program has won an Emmy.