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Swedish cultural policy

Swedish cultural policy

a review of state cultural policies and practices.

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Published by Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs in Stockholm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSwedish National Council for Cultural Affairs.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20321243M
ISBN 109185602841

Since today marks the end of my first month in Sweden, (which is crazy and I have no idea how it went by so fast), I feel as though it’s a good time to talk about some of the differences I have noticed so far.. 1. School Differences: So far I have noticed many of these. I always get asked by my friends at school what is different about school here than school in America and which I like better. Swedish culture and traditions. English is widely spoken. With 90 percent of the population fluent in English, you can leave your phrase book at home and get by with English throughout the country. English is also taught as a compulsory foreign language in Swedish schools. The prevalence of English is hugely appreciated by international.

The plan was abandoned when it was found to contravene Swedish laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of ethnic origin (Diakité , ). This may help explain why there is no real evidence of an affirmative action policy or plan for immigrant groups in Sweden (Diakité , 11). Photo: Susanne Walström/ Food in Sweden. The Swedish love of the outdoors carries over into their food culture. When you make Swedish friends, you'll probably be invited to go to a crayfish party which might involve setting traps and feasting on this shellfish.

  Swedish Culture in North America In the United States there are at present two million people who still speak Swedish. It should be close to the hearts of all friends of the native land to strengthen the sense of unity these immigrants have for the homeland--for its culture and language. Although these people have found a new fatherland in the. An illustrated lifestyle cookbook on the Swedish tradition of fika--a twice-daily coffee break--including recipes for traditional baked goods, information and anecdotes about Swedish coffee culture, and the roots and modern incarnations of this cherished custom. Sweden is one of the world’s top coffee consuming nations, and the twice-daily social coffee break known as fika is a cherished by: 5.


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