Monthly archive for September 2015

Eurovision 2015 Winner

The Eurovision 2015 winner Måns Zelmerlöw is now touring European capitals and yesterday he gave a great concert in London. We were…

© The Nobel Foundation, Photo: Ken Opprann

He Named Me Malala

“I tell my story, not because it is unique, but because it is not. It is the story of many girls” –…

Nordic Drama Now

Free Word is an international centre for literature, literacy and free expression. Together with the Free Word the Nordic Embassies in London…

Swedish Minister for Housing and Urban Development visits London

Last week Mehmet Kaplan, Swedish Minister for Housing and Urban Planning visited London. During his visit he had a bilateral with his…

Defence and Security Exhibition in London

This week I had the opportunity to visit the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI). At the exhibition at the ExCeL arena…

Aberdeen University and SPE Off Shore Europe

It is always nice to be back in Scotland. Yesterday I spent a most productive day in Aberdeen where I had the…

Ingrid Bergman Tribute

Last evening Isabella Rossellini and Jeremy Irons performed a magnificent theatrical tribute to Ingrid Bergman – one of the most celebrated actresses…

The Swedish ship Götheborg in Great Yarmouth

It was quite a treat to have the Swedish ship Götheborg present at the 2015 Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival. Götheborg is the…