Entries by Maja Karlsson

St. Lucia 2019

On the 11th of December the Embassy of Sweden decided to combine modern with traditional! A Swedish winter tradition, St. Lucia, went digital and could be observed on the building of the Belgrade City Hall. We hope you enjoyed sharing this moment with us, while sipping on alcohol free glögg and eating some pepparkakor and […]

Cookathon

In October the Embassy organised a culinary marathon „Cookathon Beograd“, which was the 11th and final activity of the 3-year project „Food for Tomorrow“, initiated by the Swedish Institute and the Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade and Skopje. We gathered six cooking teams working at six kitchen stations in Metro Cash & Carry HoReCa Center. […]

Europe Day 2019!

The Europe Day of 2019 was celebrated both in Belgrade and in Podgorica and was characterized by a festive and inclusive atmosphere! The purpose of the Europe Day is to display the European Union as a rich union of countries with strong diverse cultures as well as to raise awareness of the EU and the […]

WIKIGAP 2019

#WikiGap, the Swedish project aimed at increasing the female representation online continued from last years success and has up to now been arranged in 60 countries and resulted in 13000 new articles in 30 languages. This year the project started on the International Women’s day on 8 March and was conducted until 8 April. The […]

THE EAT SMART CHALLENGE PROVED TO BE A SUCCESS

The importance of what we eat has been increasingly highlighted in the last couple of years due to the increasing threat of climate change. To raise awareness about eating sustainable and smart the Embassy of Sweden supported the global project Eat Smart Challenge which was initiated by the Swedish Institute. The challenge was held between […]

NORDIC GENDER EQUALITY CONFERENCE

On 10 December 2018 the Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade marked the Human Rights day by organizing a Gender conferencet togehter with the Nordic countries and the Serbian Ministry of Labor and Social affairs. Topics on the agenda were gender equality, women empowerment and the fight against domestic violence. More information and material:  NordicGender Equality […]

ST. LUCIA CELEBRATION & ABBA PARTY

On 12th December 2018 the Embassy of Sweden and Color Media Communications arranged a celebration of the winter festivity Santa Lucia, the traditional Swedish celebration of Light in the dark winter months. The guest could also enjoy music of the ABBA Real Tribute Band, known for their authenitic performances of ABBA`s greatest hits. The event […]

HUMAN RIGHTS IN FOCUS DURING MANDO DIAO`S CONCERT

The Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade stood up for human rights together with the Swedish indie-rock band Mando Diao. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Swedish Embassy organized an event to inspire more people to stand up for human rights. The event was arranged right […]

INGMAR BERGMAN 100 YEARS FESTIVAL

In 2018, the world’s largest international celebration of a single film auteur was held in honor of the Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter Ingmar Bergman, and the 100th anniversary of his birth. The iconic Swedish auteur’s body of work for film and theatre brought a new level of psychological depth and intimacy to all disciplines […]