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  1. 2 hours ago

    Happy Third of Advent. Another eight days till Christmas Eve. Feels unreal.

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  2. 18 hours ago

    The story of the Swedish Julbord - featured in our Christmas issue 2018 (an issue every new subscriber receives).

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  3. Dec 15

    Image matters. Even when you're 147 years old. This is the Page One image that meets our many new subscribers this Christmas. (It's not too late to share fond memories, fun and tradition)

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  4. Dec 14

    In NYC? Don't miss an opportunity to see Gunhild Carling and family at Birdland on W 44th. Only tonight and tomorrow. When performers seem to have as good of a time as the audience you know it's good. (Photos by Joachim Sandberg)

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  5. Dec 13

    'Glad Lucia' - read up on the tradition and watch the televised celebration in Sweden: (in Göteborg. Priceless!) -[Summarize this news]

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  6. Dec 11

    December 11. In Sweden many are preparing for the big day, Lucia on Dec. 13. Here's an image from last year's celebration at Lundsbergs Boarding School.

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  7. Dec 7

    Weekend of Lucias ... as for us, we'll be at Swedish Yuletide in Boston: -[Summarize this news]

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  8. Dec 7

    Keeping track of the gingerbread girls and boys can be a bit like herding cattle but the result? ... always bliss! (Preparations at the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia).

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  9. Dec 5

    Not Lucia but a performance you won't want to miss if you're in New York City next week—Swedish jazz singer and multi-instrumentalist Gunhild Carling at Birdland Dec. 11-15

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  10. Dec 2

    The Lucia celebrations already started in Swedish America but the real Lucia galore begins next weekend. Here, an amazing shot of the Lindsborg, Kansas Lucia by Jim Turner.

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  11. Dec 1

    Tomorrow is Första Advent, the first of advent, almost as important as Lucia in Sweden: -[Summarize this news]

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  12. Nov 27

    Elsa Rix, the oldest Swedish American children’s folkdance group, will perform its 98th Lucia Festival on Sunday, Dec. 2 in West Hempstead, NY. One of many you don't want to miss -[Summarize this news]

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  13. Nov 27
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  14. Nov 19

    Nordstjernan, Christmas 2018. In print on November 30

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  15. Nov 13

    Promoting Sweden in New York? SWEA NY is accepting applications for the 2019 SWEA New York Mona Johnsson Scholarship - -[Summarize this news]

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  16. Nov 13

    The Swedish Tesla Boat. Don’t be surprised to see this Swedish beauty silently cruising the Miami waves any time soon: -[Summarize this news]

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  17. Nov 11

    Things to do this sunny weekend (in the East), from the Pacific Northwest to Mass. and many more events at our free events calendar! -[Summarize this news]

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  18. Nov 9

    Our feature on "the Swede South" will continue in issue 17 ... (only in print and digitally subscribed) -[Summarize this news]

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  19. Nov 9

    FARS DAG / It’s Father’s Day in Sweden on Sunday, Nov. 11 (but you might call him no matter where he lives).

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  20. Nov 8

    The World Championships in snaps songs are held in Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland this weekend. Swedish champion Caj Gustafsson will represent Sweden. The winning song: -[Summarize this news]

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