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World-famous children's author Astrid Lindgren died in 2002. She would have been 100 in November.
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Radio Sweden Thursday

Having someone else take care of all your household chores sounds like a dream come true, but we look at why new generous tax rebates for those who hire help is making many Swedes feel uncomfortable.

The celebrations begin to mark what would have been the creator of Pippi Longstocking’s 100 birthday.

Then there’s another anniversary as the highly-praised dance company The Cullberg Ballet marks its 40th year.

Closing music: Kent, ”Dom som försvann”

The introduction of a new law allowing generous tax deductions for household services, such as cleaning, gardening and child care, has sparked widespread debate here.  Mark Cummins has more:

Sweden’s most famous childrens author, Astrid Lindgren, creator of Pippi Longstocking, would have been 100 years old this year. Just one of the many celebrations taking place is an exhibition at Stockholm cultural center. Juan Navas talked to  the head of exhibitions:

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of one of Sweden’s most highly-praised dance companies – the Cullberg Ballet – presenting both modern dance and classical movements, and at times performing more often on foreign stages than in this Scandinavian country. Bill Schiller  catches up with some members of the company on tour with this 40-year jubelium performance at Stockholm’s House of Dance:

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