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Barbro Lindgren to Vimmerby, Stockholm and Umeå

Apr 07, 2014 13:01 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award The award week for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) begins on May 25. During a week this year’s laureate, the Swedish author Barbro Lindgren, will participate in a tailored program to meet with the public, press and reading promoters. The program includes two intensive days in Vimmerby and meetings in Stockholm and Umeå.

Sep 06, 2013 11:15 BST Substream Music Group UK based, Swedish drum & bass artist XYK makes a grand debut on the Swedish label Clubstream Orange with the EP 'Nebula'. The official music video 'Claustrophobia' is released on YouTube today.

NCC to sell office and retail project in Hagastaden, Stockholm for SEK 1,618 million

Jul 09, 2013 15:10 BST NCC AB NCC has sold the office and retail property Torsplan in Hagastaden, Stockholm for SEK 1,618 million. The buyer is KLP Fastigheter AB and the preliminary date of occupancy is scheduled for the end of the fourth quarter, 2013. The sale will have a positive impact on earnings on both the date of occupancy and as tenants move in. The current leasing rate is 84 percent.

Jul 01, 2013 13:24 BST NCC AB Akademiska Hus has commissioned NCC to construct the new Royal College of Music in Stockholm. The order, worth about SEK 413 million, will be implemented in partnership with Akademiska Hus and registered in the second quarter of 2013.

Jun 14, 2013 09:08 BST The Nobel Foundation Some of the world’s foremost architects are now gathering in Stockholm to prepare for the task of designing the Nobel Center at Blasieholmen in the Swedish capital. Today the composition of the jury that will assess the architects’ contributions and name a winning proposal in the spring of 2014 is also announced.

Jun 04, 2013 09:10 BST The Nobel Foundation Thanks to a generous donation, most of the financing has been secured for construction of the Nobel Center on the Blasieholmen peninsula in central Stockholm. The donors are the Erling-Persson Family Foundation and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Together these donors are contributing SEK 800 million, making it one of the largest private donations for a project of this kind in Sweden.

Press invitation: Award Ceremony for the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

May 22, 2013 08:53 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Welcome to follow the official award ceremony for the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) at Stockholm Concert Hall on May 27. The award is presented to Argentinian illustrator Isol and is presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and the Swedish Minister for Culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth.

Isol is looking forward to an intense award week

Apr 22, 2013 09:17 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award – Meeting the Swedish audience has been absolutely fantastic. I can´t wait to visit Stockholm in May, says the recipient of 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award recipient Isol, who participated in the Swedish literary festival LitteraLund last week. The program for this year’s award week is intense.

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2013 announced on March 26

Mar 12, 2013 11:15 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award This year’s recipient or recipients of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be announced on Tuesday March 26 at 1:00 pm.

May 24, 2012 11:29 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award You are invited to attend the 2012 award ceremony for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA).