Swedish Culture and Language

Swedish Etiquette

The Swedish people are mostly very friendly and open, even though it’s commonly known that Swedes are not a very warm people, but that might just be a misunderstanding due to the cold climate in Sweden and it having some sort of affect on the people. This is however not true. English speaking tourist’s visiting …

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Facts About Sweden

A key characteristic in Swedish culture is that Swedes are moralists by nature, yet very humble but find bragging or drawing attention to themselves unacceptable. But many Swedes would rather listen to somebody else then making their own voice heard. Normally, while speaking, a Swede would do so in a soft and calm way, it …

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Sounds of Sweden

Sounds of Sweden Nordic folk dance music, polka, and polska are just three of many genres one may hear while listening to a Swedish radio station. Yet, they are the most popular of the culture, and with the music comes the instruments that creates it; the accordion, the clarinet, and the fiddle. These are the …

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Swedish Traditions

Swedish Traditions – Swedish culture for kids  On December 24th at 3 p.m. of every year, it is a tradition for the Swedish to watch “Donald Duck and his Friends Wish You a Merry Christmas,” or “Kalle Anka och hans vänner önskar en god jul.” June 6, 1916 began the first celebration of Swedish Flag …

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Swedish Clothing

Swedish Clothing, fashion Modern fashion has taken a toll on culture internationally, and Sweden is no exception. Hennes and Mauritiz, also known as H&M is headquartered in Sweden for example. Yet, something that stands out in Sweden from everywhere else is that it is not uncommon the least bit to see a Swedish civilian wearing …

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