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Vansbrosimningen

On a hot summers day, jumping into a river for a swim is a great idea… so how about taking part in the next of the Swedish Classics, Vansbrosimningen? Sweden’s biggest open water swimming race attracts approximately 16,000 participants over a weekend, with a variety of distances and races for all ages and abilities (this […]

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The mystery of the Swedish identity during the summer holidays

Summer holidays

Sweden is infamous for shutting down during the summer months, and often earlier – and longer, than in most European countries. Why is that so, and what consequences does it it have? The answers are called industrisemester and sommarlov. These are two heavily institutionalised concepts that are deeply ingrained in our work culture and personal […]

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Utbildningsradion – a knowledge bank for lifelong learning

Utbildningsradion

Do you want to learn more about the world and at the same time practise and improve your Swedish? Then you should check out Utbildningsradion, UR´s programmes. The programs of Utbildningsradions cover all sorts of themes (from biology, geography, history, politics & literature and much more) and the programmes are available online for a long […]

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