Jun 06, 2011 11:59 BST On Saturday 25 June, thousands of Swedes, and friends of Sweden, take to London’s Hyde Park for the thirteenth year in a row to celebrate Swedish Midsummer. The friendly pagan tradition involves the erection of a May Pole, flower wreaths, dancing as little frogs and a large Swedish picnic of pickled herring, gravad lax and meatballs.
Tag: chamber of commerce
Jun 03, 2011 11:00 BST The 104th Annual General Meeting of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK was held at The Landmark London Hotel on 3 June and saw the election of Magnus Olsson, H&M and Björn Savén, IK Investment Partners as a member of the Council.
May 24, 2011 17:04 BST Back in the old days, invasions of large amounts of Swedes meant burnt down cities and a lot of destruction for the districts in northern England. Today expectations are completely different. This week around 60 Swedish business leaders are to visit Newcastle to look for new business opportunities within, among others, digital media, wind power and biotechnology.