Tag Archives: Sweden

Who is afraid of Strindberg? Theatre evening with Miss Julie

In the frame of a project titled Nordic Theatre Evenings The Scandinavian House and the U stolu Theatre present a supporting event for the play Miss Julie, the most famous drama by August Strindberg (Fröken Julie, 1888). Before the performance, … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2018 in Brno

The main focus of the 9th year of the festival will be taboo. Everywhere in the world there are topics that are not discussed in public. And although the Scandinavian countries are now considered to be liberal and modern, it … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2018 in Prague

The main focus of the 9th year of the festival will be taboo. Everywhere in the world, there are topics that are not discussed in public. And although the Scandinavian countries are now considered to be liberal and modern, it … Read More


Bergman’s Theatre Week

“They’ll have to carry me feet-first from the theatre!” Ingmar Bergman Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in cooperation with Kolowrat-Krakowský family, the Embassy of Sweden, the Czech Radio, the Scandinavian House and Film Europe Media Company are … Read More


European Day of Languages 2018: SPEAK-Dating

European Day of Languages celebration in Prague again! On 26 September 2018, come to Gallery Lucerna and try one or more of almost 30 languages during the traditional Speak Dating which offers short 5 min sessions with professional language teachers … Read More


What can you look forward to in autumn?

Even though we are all taking a break and heading north during the summer, preparations for cultural events in autumn have already begun. What can you look forward to? Keep reading. The Nordic Days festival is always the highlight of … Read More


Celebration of Swedish Midsommar in Brno

Come and celebrate the Swedish Midsommar with us! We will meet in Lužánky Park to dance traditional dances, decorate the maypole, make head wreaths, eat and drink well, listen to the songs performed by Chamber choir SIST or enjoy playing … Read More


Unknown Ingmar Bergman

Every real movie fan knows Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. The famous director’s name was a synonym for Swedish cinematography for several decades of the 20th century. But even though he was well known as a capable director in moviemaking, Bergman … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

Welcome to traditional literary evening with Nordic writers organised by The Scandinavian House in Prague and the Book World Prague. Four authors have accepted our invitation: From 7 PM, there will be a discussion with Finnish writer Sofi Oksanen, author of … Read More


Swedish choir in Prague

Maria Kyrkokör, a mixed choir from the city of Halmstad on Sweden’s west coast, is coming to Prague to perform three times during the last weekend of April, at the time of the Swedish and Czech Walpurgis Night celebrations. The … Read More


Nordic Film Thursday: A SUMMER TALE

Swedish black & romantic comedy about one summer spent at undertaker‘s Summer 1958. Two orphaned children Mårten and Annika are getting ready for their summer holiday. Their summer foster-father is a rather bad-tempered bachelor that makes his living as undertaker. … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hiking Trails of Northern Scandinavia

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Moravská zemská knihovna cordially invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will share his  passion for hiking in the beautiful Scandinavian nature. This time, Harri Ahonen will focus on Northern … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hiking Trails of Central Scandinavia

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů cordially invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will share his passion for hiking in the beautiful Scandinavian nature. This time, Harri Ahonen will focus on Central … Read More


Online Marketing Specialist with Swedish language

Do you love online marketing? New life challenges? Do you want to work with young, dynamic  people and be part of an international team? If your answer is yes, then keep reading and join us ASAP. European leader in online … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2017 in Prague

The Nordic Weird is coming! The 8th season of the multi-genre Nordic Days festival will present the art genres, such as fantasy, sci-fi, dystopia, magic realism or horror, in a typically Nordic way. In addition to Prague, a few festival … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2017 in Brno

The Nordic Weird is coming! This year marks the second appearance of the multi-genre Nordic Days festival in Brno! Between the 20th and 30th October, the festival will present the art genres, such as fantasy, sci-fi, dystopia, magic realism or … Read More


Kubb afternoon at the Summer Film School

Since the focus of this years is Swedish cinematography, 43. Summer Film School in Uherské Hradiště  and The Scandinavian House are organizing an afternoon with playing kubb on Saturday 29/7. Kubb is a lawn game of Viking origin (Gotland) where … Read More


Astrid Lindgren Week in Brno

Pippi Longstocking, a girl with freckles and extraordinarily large shoes. The Six Bullerby Children, restless and playful. Karlsson on the Roof, a mischievous fellow with his head in the clouds. Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter, whose adventures would always take our … Read More


Astrid Lindgren Week in Prague

Pippi Longstocking, a girl with freckles and extraordinarily large shoes. The Six Bullerby Children, restless and playful. Karlsson on the Roof, a mischievous fellow with his head in the clouds. Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter, whose adventures would always take our … Read More


Nordic Game Day

The Brno branch of the Scandinavian House warmly invites you to attend the Nordic Game Day in Björnsonův sad in Brno. Do you want to play a real Viking game? Then you can look forward to a Swedish game called … Read More


Nordic literature at the Book World Prague 2017

As a guest of honour at the last year’s Book World fair, the Nordic countries and their literature were represented by the #ReadNordic campaign which proved to be a major success. Albeit having a lower profile this year, the Nordic … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

Join us for a traditional literary evening organised by The Scandinavian house and the Book World Prague and featuring 6 Nordic authors. In the first part of the evening, from 7 PM, Finnish humorist Tuomas Kyrö will be joined in … Read More


SURSTRÖMMINGSFEST- Taste sour herring at Přístav!

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Přístav 18600 invite you to a unique Swedish sour herring eating competition and tasting. Some people say that surströmming (sour herring) tastes better than it smells. Truth be told, you should know that it … Read More


Workshop for beginner translators of Nordic languages

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with The Union of Interpreters and Translators (Czech acronym JTP) is organizing a workshop intended for beginner translators of literary texts in Nordic languages. The workshop will be divided into two main parts – the … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon 2017

As the last year’s Nordic Literary Salon in Brno turned out to be a successful meeting of readers of the Nordic literature, the Scandinavian House Brno Branch would like to invite you to join its next session that will take … Read More


Travel Evening

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů, travel agency CK Periscope and outdoor store Fjällräven invites you to Travel Evening, which will take place on the 21st January 2017 in Klub cestovatelů. Do you miss the Nordic nature? For … Read More


The Most Beautiful Scandinavian Hiking Trails

The Scandinavian House invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will present the hiking culture in Northern Scandinavia. Thousands of kilometres through the northern wilderness, old forests, steep hillsides, large swamps and beautiful mountains… You … Read More


Scavenger Hunt with PAX

Scandinavian House Brno Branch has prepared a playful afternoon for children in cooperation with Jiří Mahen Library and Host Publishing House. Jiří Mahen Library in Kobližná street will open its 3rd floor for children. They can join a game based … Read More


Nordic Days 2016 Brno

The Scandinavian House is holding the seventh season of a succesful yearly multi-genre festival Nordic Days in cooperation with the Moravian Library, University Cinema Scala, Nordic sports s.r.o.  and as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. This year the Nordic Days are not held only … Read More


Festival of Nordic films NORDFEST

A festival of Nordic Films NORDFEST will take place in the Evald Cinema (Národní 28, Praha 1) November 17–22. This traditional festival will present a selection of contemporary Nordic cinema. The event is held in cooperation with the Scandinavian House … Read More


Nordic Days 2016 Prague

The Scandinavian House is holding the seventh season of a succesful yearly multi-genre festival Nordic Days in cooperation with Cinema Evald, Literary Café Řetězová, Café Potrvá and Café Liberál and as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. Nordic Days 2016 will take place from the 23rd … Read More


Echoes of the Expeditions of Northerners Festival

The Northerners have always been famous for their desire to explore places nobody has ever been to, try to conquer both the North and South Pole, sail across the oceans and make fearless expeditions which were by many people unjustly seen as failure … Read More


Travels in the North V – Sweden

The Scandinavian House and the Municipal Library in Prague invite you to a reading from old Czech travelogues – Travels in the North V: Sweden. What kind of impression did Sweden leave on the Czech travellers to the North in the … Read More


Exhibition Isaac och paniken

A hero is not always endowed with the supernatural powers. Sometimes (s)he is just not strong enough. Isaac struggles with his dark shadow self which is draining him of his will to live. Is there any chance to win over … Read More


Expeditions of Northerners

The Northerners have always been famous for their desire to explore places nobody has ever been to, try to conquer both the North and South Pole, sail across the oceans and make fearless expeditions which were by many people unjustly seen as failure … Read More


Swedish-Czech Exhibition: Post-Trauma

Henrik Ekesiöö (SE), Nongkran Panmongkol (SE/TH), Jan Stolín (CZ), Lexa Peroutka (CZ/SE) sound performance by Romano Krzych (FR/CZ) and http://rkz1.blogspot.cz/ Post-Trauma is a collective exhibition of artists from Stockholm and from Czechia.  In this context, traumas are meant to be … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: THE DEPOSIT

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Swedish film THE DEPOSIT (Det vita folket, Sweden, 2015, 82 min) Director: Lisa Aschan Starring: Vera Vitali, Pernilla August, Anna Bjelkerud, Aliette Opheim, Ville Virtanen, … Read More


Picnic with Nordic Games

The Scandinavian House Brno Branch cordially invites you to the last event in this half of the year. It is time to come out of the library! Conclude Nordic literary salon with us and come to share your literary experiences … Read More


The Nordic Shorts

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald cinema cordially invites you to the second year of the short film festival The Nordic Shorts. During this festival you will have the opportunity to see up to forty contemporary short films … Read More


Book World – Guest of Honour: Nordic countries

Among Czechs there has long been a high level of interest in Nordic literature. Our grandparents were eager to get their hands on the books of Knut Hamsun, Sigrid Undset and Selma Lagerlöf; they also went to the theatre to … Read More


Literature Night in Brno

Jiří Mahen Library and the Scandinavian House Brno Branch are organizing Literature Night in Brno with special focus on Nordic countries. In frame of the campaign #ReadNordic four Nordic authors – Antti Tuomainen, Majgull Axelsson, Kim Leine and Jørn Lier … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

On the occasion of the fair Book World in Prague, the Scandinavian House in cooperation with #ReadNordic campaign and Student Club Celetná, organizes a traditional literary evening with Nordic authors as guests. This year’s guests are Norwegian best-selling writer Jostein … Read More


#Twitterpoetry

Literary campaign #ReadNordic, Embassy of Sweden, Café Potrvá and Scandinavian House cordially invite you to a poetry evening #Twitterpoetry. Swedish poet Elis Burrau will be in Prague to participate in the campaign #ReadNordic at the end of March where he … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: PALME

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Swedish documentary PALME (Sweden, 2012, 103 min) Director: Kristina Lindström, Maud Nycander Starring: Olof Palme, Lisbet Palme, Ingmar Bergman, Fidel Castro, Shirley … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon

The Scandinavian House Brno branch in cooperation with Moravian library and Brno publishing house Host has prepared a series of literary meetings for spring 2016. These sessions are intended for general public and will present the literatures of the individual … Read More


Travel Evening

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů and CK Periscope invites you to Travel Evening, which will take place on the 16th January 2016 in Klub cestovatelů. For those who love mountains, wilderness of the North, cold wintertime as … Read More


Adventure in the library

The Norwegian Embassy, the Scandinavian House and the Municipal Library in Prague in cordially invite you to a scavanger hunt for children and their parents which will take place as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. A precious Norwegian … Read More


Nordic Days 2015

The Scandinavian House is holding the sixth season of a succesful festival Nordic Days in cooperation with Cinema Evald, Student club Celetná, Studio Paměť and Kosmas Bookshop. Nordic Days 2015 will take place from the 18th to 27th November and … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: HOTEL

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Swedish film HOTEL (Hotell, Sweden, 2013, 97 min.) Director: Lisa Langseth Cast: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Anna Bjelkerud, Henrik Norlén, Simon J. Berger, … Read More


Nordic Cult Films Festival

In September, Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald Cinema presents a mini festival of Nordic Cult Films, that is pictures that most northerners know and love, but which are new to many Czech viewers. Read More