Tonight the selection tour for Melodifestivalen will start – an event that has become something of a folk festival in Sweden. The artist who wins the Swedish contest will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest. But the most important question of course – is how YOU know about Melodifestivalen?
January is the award month. Achievements of all sorts are praised and honoured. And today is the time to award the most prominent achievements within Swedish sports, at Idrottsgalan. The show is hosted in Globen and broadcasted on SVT & SVTPLAY and in order to get you into the right mood, we’ve made a Swedish Sport Quiz to […]
Each year, the Swedish Language Council (Språkrådet) launches a list with new words that officially made in to the Swedish language. Test you knowledge and check how up to date you are with the newcomers in the Swedish language. Good luck!
Christmas is soon to come and even though The Newbie Guide to Sweden writes about life in Sweden – we think it’s only fair to test our Newbies knowledge of Christmas traditions around the world. So let’s get international in true Christmas spirit! And just so you are warned this is a difficult one.
It’s Nobel Week! It’s the second week of December and the Nobel prize laureates are being awarded their prizes. Parties, speeches and presentations happen all over Stockholm but – how much do you really know about Alfred Nobel and his famous prize? Go on – test your knowledge.
December is here which means Advent is upon us, and few celebrate it as much as Swedes. And not only do they abide by many traditional Advent customs but they eat and they drink and they light candles – all to help battle the darkness of December. So the question is – how much do you know about Advent and the […]