Radio Sweden Monday

The art of money is debated as Stockholm’s modern museum breaks government rules.Is the chemical war over? The European Union has clinched a deal to control its industrial chemicals.Spectrum of the Arts gets dressed up as birds and animals from the ballet and opera as Bill Schiller looks at Sweden’s cultural scene.

The talk about town this weekend was the final of Sweden’s Idol.  We’ll end the program with the 2006 winner, Markus Fagervall and his rendition of SHE WILL BE LOVED. 

EU member states and the European Parliament have clinched an informal deal on the control of chemicals considered hazardous to human health. But as Azariah Kiros reports, the agreement has already led to acrimony between its supporters and opponents:

The starving artist paradigm is alive and kicking in today’s Swedish newscasts – the spotlight has been put on the capital’s prestigious Museum of Modern Art. They admit to breaking government rules, as Mark Cummins can tell us:

In today’s edition of Spectrum Bill Schiller takes us to a special memorial concert honoring a late Swedish singer and songer writer who would have been celebrating his 50th birthday this year – and to Stockholm’s Dance Museum displaying costumes of animals and birds from the world of opera and ballet: