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Who’s afraid of Sjón? Theatre evening with Moonstone

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Studio Hrdinů put on the stage contemporary Icelandic author Sjón’s novel Moonstone as a part of the Nordic Theatre Evenings project. A moderated debate will follow after the performance – both leading … Read More


New membership fee

Dear members and friends of the Scandinavian House, On the basis of the decision of the General Assembly of the association, we are raising the minimum annual membership fee from 100 CZK to 200 CZK from 1 January 2024. If … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm: The Kiss

This year, the Scandi Festival invites you to the premiere of the Danish drama The Kiss (Kysset). The #ReadNordicFilm screening will be accompanied by a discussion with the film’s director Bille August and expert on Danish culture Robert Novotný. THE … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon online: Soviet Milk

The Nordic Literary Salon will visit Latvia in January. We will talk to translator from Latvian and Lithuanian Anna Sedláčková about the most translated novel at the moment, Soviet Milk, by the leading Baltic author Nora Ikstena. The mother-daughter narrative … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon online: The Moomins

The last Nordic Literary Salon online in 2023 will take us to the Nordic classics. We will talk to Swedish translator and editor Dagmar Hartlová about the new editions of the mummy books by Finnish-Swedish author Tove Jansson, which are … Read More


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We wish you a peaceful Christmas and all the best for a new year full of meetings, Nordic culture and travels to the North. The Scandinavian House Library will be open for the last time this year on Thursday 21 … Read More


General Assembly of the Scandinavian House

Like every year, the time has come to convene a meeting of the General Assembly, a body of association made up of all lawful members. This will take place on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 7 pm at the Scandinavian House … Read More


Host in the North

The meeting over Scandinavian books by the publishing house Host, organized byScandinavian House, will offer tips for (not only) Christmas presents. Together withtranslators and editors Nikola Kochová, Pavla Nejedlá and Hana Švolbová, we will presentselected titles published during the past … Read More


Nordic fairy tales and folktales

What are the dangers of trolls and goblins? What does the castle of Soria Moria hide? How do the Inuit believe the sun was created? Come and get in the Christmas mood by talking about Nordic fairy tales and legends, … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon online: I Follow You

In October, the Nordic Literary Salon takes a look at Sweden and its history. Our guest speaker will be Ela Doležalová, a budding literary translator from Swedish, who has translated the book Půjdu s tebou (I Follow You) by Lina … Read More


Nordic Days 2023

The 14th edition of our Nordic culture festival will centre around the theme of islands! The Nordic Days Festival is scheduled to commence on October 31st in Brno and shortly thereafter in Prague, running until November 22nd. This year’s thematic … Read More


Who’s afraid of gorillas? Nordic theatre day for children with Frida Nilsson

No panic on the Titanic! The Scandinavian House and Brno’s Polárka Theatre organise an accompanying event to the perfomance Gorilla and Me as part of the festival Děti, čtete?!, namely a family quest game following the footsteps of Swedish writer … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon online: The Translucent Heart

In September, Martina Šímová, a translator from Finnish, will be a guest of the Nordic Literary Salon. Her translation of Finnish author Katja Kallio’s novel The Translucent Heart, which tells the story of forbidden love between a Finnish woman and … Read More


In the Hall of Mirrors: comics evening about Liv Strömquist

Selfies, celebrity impersonation or sexuality as an object of consumerism… Swedish author Liv Strömquist, comics superstar and insightful glossator of the modern world, tackles these topics in her punk history of beauty called In the Hall of Mirrors. The Scandinavian … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm: Ladies of Steel

Elderly ladies on the move Seventy-five-year-old Inkeri hit her husband with a frying pan and plans to bury him in the garden. But before she hands herself into the police, she decides to have some fun before facing up to … Read More


Opening hours of the Scandinavian House Library during summer

Dear readers, during the summer holidays, the library’s opening hours will be limited. Borrowing will be automatically prolonged, if necessary you can contact us via e-mail knihovna@skandinavskydum.cz. Opening hours from 1 July to 14 September 2023: MON 10/7 15-19THU 27/7 … Read More


From Ibsen to Brattberg: Norwegian Drama on Czech Stages

What Norwegian drama does or does not occur on Czech stages? What is the situation with the translation and performing Norwegian classics or the latest dramatic texts? And what do the audiences think? The Scandinavian House and the Authors’ Reading … Read More


Books from the Country of Fjords and Mountains: Norwegian Literature (not only) in the Czech Translations

Is it true that everybody in Norway writes crime novels? What are the main topics in this literature right now? Is the Norwegian literature popular in the Czech Republic? Not only these questions will be answered during a discussion about … Read More


Norwegian Evening: Kjersti A. Skomsvold and Maria Navarro Skaranger

What is the flip side of life in Norway? Why do we tend to judge others? Is loneliness inevitable? And have you already chosen a verse for your death notice? Two writers, Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold and Maria Navarro Skaranger, have … Read More


Are Kalvø: stand-up Hiking to Hell

Norwegian stand-up comedian Are Kalvø grew up right in the middle of the postcard-perfect landscape of northwest Norway, on a farm under the mountains that people travel halfway across the planet to see. Yet he’s never been drawn to the … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm: Ninjababy

To be or not to be a mother When twenty-three-year-old artist Rakel discovers she is six months pregnant, her world is turned upside down. Her love life is in chaos and Rakel is nowhere near ready to become a mother. … Read More


Nordic literature evening 2023

The Scandinavian House and the Book World fair are organising a traditional literary evening with Nordic writers. Four Nordic authors have accepted the invitation to take part in the event: From 7 pm we will lead a discussion with Norwegian … Read More


BALT: Baltic literary weeks

April in Brno will belong to the Baltics, as just after Easter festival BALT – Baltic literary weeks will take place. Brno will welcome translators from the Baltic languages Věra Kociánová (Lithuanian) and Michal Škrabal (Latvian), who will take part … Read More


Meet Jeff, HR Advisor and Recruiter at Accenture Prague

Jeff comes from Netherlands and lives in the Czech Republic since October 2021. On the second of January, it was my anniversary. I have been living on and off abroad for the last ten years. What started with an Erasmus … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Exterminate All the Brutes

Our guest in March will be Petra Hesová – a Czech translator from Swedish. Together, we will discuss Sven Lindqvist’s book originally published in 1992: Exterminate All the Brutes. The recent publication of a translation (2022) further reinforces the text’s … Read More


Green Earth: a playful activities for children about nature and ecology

What does our planet look like and who are its inhabitants? How much do you know about animals and plants? Do you know how to sort waste? And why should we protect nature, after all? As a part of Argo … Read More


Idyll or Horror? An Evening with Norwegian Weird

The Norwegian rural idyll may not be so idyllic after all… This witty and original novel combines realistic storytelling with supernatural elements, mythological references and a slightly unnerving atmosphere. The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the HYB4 Čítárna (Reading Room) … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: The Copenhagen Trilogy

In February we shall take our literary salon to Denmark’s capital – Copenhagen. Together with Lada Halounová, a translator from Danish, we will discuss the world’s rediscovery of Tove Ditlevsen’s Copenhagen Trilogy. The Czech translation was published by Host in … Read More


Who’s afraid of Bears? Theatre evening with Rosa Liksom

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Na zábradlí Theatre put on the stage the dramatization of short stories by Finnish writer Rosa Liksom Bear with a Chainsaw as a part of the Nordic Theatre Evenings project. A moderated … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: The Century of the New Child

We will start the year 2023 with a literary salon dedicated to texts that are more than a hundred years old, yet still relevant. With the translator from Swedish, Viola Somogyi, we will talk about the newly translated selection from … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm: Summerlight… and Then Comes the Night

An adaptation of the novel Summerlight… and Then Comes the Night by the popular Icelandic writer Jón Kalman Stefánsson is coming to Czech cinemas. The premiere at the Scandi festival will be accompanied by a discussion with the nordist Marta … Read More


Argo in the North

We would like to invite you to a literary evening with the translators Jana Chmura-Svatošová, Linda Kaprová, Věra Kociánová and Michal Švec. They will introduce their new “Nordic” translations recently published by the Argo publishing house: We Know You Remember … Read More


Webnode is hiring: Join our Swedish Customer Care team!

Webnode is hiring! We are creating an online website builder that allows people to make their own websites without any technical or coding skills. We help people to be successful online. We are present also in Sweden and that is … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Night Express

The last salon before Christmas will introduce the book Night Express (Nattexpressen) by Karin Erlandsson, the Finland’s Swedish author. Translated by Jan Marek Šík, it is a perfect book for the time of long, freezing nights. The Czech translation was … Read More


General Assembly of the Scandinavian House

Like every year, the time has come to convene a meeting of the General Assembly, a body of association made up of all lawful members. This will take place on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 6 pm at the Scandinavian House Office, … Read More


Not a Finn, nor a Swede…? Evening with Finland-Swedish Literature

The event will focus on Finland-Swedish literature – books written by Finland-Swedes, a Swedish speaking minority that has for many centuries lived especially on the southwest coast of Finland. You will learn more about history and the present situation of … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Forgive Me

November’s edition of our literary salon will host the translator from Norwegian, Veronika Česká. She’ll talk to us about her first-ever literary translation, the book Forgive Me by Ida Hegazi Høyer, the Norwegian writer with Danish-Egyptian roots. The book has … Read More


Nordic Days 2022

Nordic Days 2022: the Nordics and the world. The thirteenth year of our annual festival is coming! The festival will start on the 2nd of November with a discussion with the Swedish author Matilda Voss Gustavsson, who has recently had … Read More


Evening of Nordic Languages

Scandinavian countries are fascinating not only with their nature, culture and lifestyle but also when it comes to the number of languages that can be found there. Some of them, such as Danish, Norwegian or Swedish are North Germanic, and … Read More


Stolen: an evening with Sámi literature

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the HYB4 Reading Room organises a literary evening dedicated to the novel Stolen (Czech 2022 under the title Odcizení, Kniha Zlín, translated by Petra Hesová) by the Swedish-Sámi author Ann-Helén Laestadius. The host, Jitka … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Don’t Fall, Don’t Drown, Don’t Die

This time, we will welcome the translator from Danish, Markéta Kliková and her translation of the book Don’t Fall, Don’t Drown, Don’t Die by Lise Villadsen. The Czech translation was been issued by the publishing house Fragment in 2021. The … Read More


Eat&Read picnic or What are the Moomins snacking on?

Would you like to read about the adventures of the Moomins in the Moomin valley? And have a small Scandinavian snack?  Municipal library Břeclav – Poštorná branch and the Scandinavian house in Prague are hereby inviting you to a culinary-literary … Read More


Who’s afraid of Trier? Theatre evening with The Boss of It All

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Šumperk Theatre put on the stage Lars von Trier’s movie The Boss of It All from 2006 as a part of the Nordic Theatre Evenings project. Michal Švec will shortly introduce the … Read More


Who’s afraid of God? Theatre evening with Adam’s Apples

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Švanda Theatre put on the stage Anders Thomas Jensen’s movie Adam’s Apples from 2005 as a part of the Nordic Theatre Evenings project. A moderated debate will follow after the performance – … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: The Fires. A Novel

We are back after the summer break! Now let’s visit Iceland. Martina Kašparová, a translator from Icelandic, will tell us more about her newest translation: The Fires: A Novel by Sigríður Hagalín Björnsdóttir. Published in Czech in 2022 by the … Read More


Library opening hours in September

From the 1st of September, our library goes back to the normal opening hours: MON 15–19, THU 13–17. There will be one exception only, the last week in September, since the 28th of September is a Czech national holiday, and … Read More


Eat&Read picnic or What are the Moomins snacking on?

The Scandinavian house Brno in cooperation with the Open Gardens invites you to a culinary and literary experience, this time intended especially for young children and their parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles. In the Open Garden (Otevřená zahrada) grounds the … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm: Sami Blood

Historical drama from the life of the Swedish Sami A reindeer-breeding Sámi girl called Elle Marja is exposed to the racism of the 1930s at her boarding school and starts dreaming of a different life. But to achieve it, she … Read More


Evening with the PLAV magazine: presentation of the Finland Swedish issue

This year’s sixth issue of the PLAV magazine is centred around the literature of Finland Swedes, the minority of Swedish-speaking people that have now for centuries lived in the South-West of Finland. You can read an essay about the local … Read More


Icebergs and Penguins: Andri Snær Magnason and Þórdís Helgadóttir

The Moravian-Slovak festival Authors’ Reading Month will introduce around thirty authors from Iceland. Three of them will also visit Prague. Hallgrímur Helgason visited (A)void Floating Gallery on the 4th of July. Andri Snær Magnason and Þórdís Helgadóttir are coming of … Read More


Books from the Country of Geysers and Volcanoes: Icelandic Literature (not only) in the Czech Translations

Is it true that almost every Icelander has published a book? What have been the main topics in the Icelandic literature since the WWII and what the Icelanders write about right now? Is Icelandic literature popular in the Czech Republic? … Read More


Discussion with an Icelandic author: Hallgrímur Helgason and Woman at 1000 degrees

Hallgrímur Helgason is one of the guests of this years Authors’ Reading Month, which takes place in Moravia and Slovakia and will be focused on Icelandic literature. But before he participates in this event, you will have a chance to … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Animals and Their Feelings

In June, the guest of the Nordic literary salon online will talk to us from Northern Sweden! The translator from Swedish, Klára Fafejtová, will introduce the book Animals and Their Feelings written by Swedish ethologist Per Jensen. The event will … Read More


Literature of the Vikings?! Old North (not only) in the Czech Translations

What is the old Norse literature and what genres does it include? What kind of books were created in Scandinavia – and mainly on Iceland – one thousand years ago? Did the „literature of the Vikings“ only deal with bloody … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

The Scandinavian House and Book World Prague are once again organising the traditional Nordic literary evening! Four Scandinavian authors will be present: From 19:00, the Norwegian author Nina F. Grünfeld and Finnish author Petra Rautianen will discuss their books (newly translated into Czech!) with us. … Read More


Nordic literature at Book World Prague 2022

The biggest book fair in the Czech Republic will be taking place in June this year. And as has become a tradition, Nordic literature will be present! Since the exhibition grounds are undergoing a reconstruction this year, we will see … Read More


Nordfest 2022

Nordfest, the festival of Scandinavian feature and short films, follows up the Nordic Film Thursdays project. On seven evenings, the visitors will have an opportunity to see movies of all genres – from a comedy and a historical movie to … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: The Truth About Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

The time has come for some Scandinavian classics! Julie Minaříková and Martin Mokrý will tell us about the unique reportage about the Baltic countries of the 1930s-1940s, The Truth About Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, written by nobody else than one … Read More


Leena Krohn’s Dystopian Night in Brno

On the occasion of the Czech publication of the novel Dreamdeath (Unelmakuolema), the Scandinavian House is organising a literary night dedicated to the great Finnish writer Leena Krohn. The translator of the book, Ema C. Stašová, together with the host … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm: Hour of the Wolf

On the last Sunday of April, we will stream the psychological horror movie Hour of the Wolf as a part of a small festival dedicated to Ingmar Bergman. The screening will be followed by a short debate with Zbyněk Černík, … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Life with Iceland

In April, the Nordic literary salon will take the audience to Iceland. The main focus will be the memoirs Life with Iceland, written by Helena Kadečková and edited and published by Daniela Iwashita, who will be the guest of the salon. The event will … Read More


Leena Krohn’s Dystopian Night

On the occasion of the Czech publication of the novel Dreamdeath (Unelmakuolema), the Scandinavian House and the HYB4 Reading Room are organising a literary night dedicated to the great Finnish writer Leena Krohn. Read More


Opening Hours of the SH Library during Easter 2022

Dear readers, on the 14th and 18th of April, the SH library will be closed due to Easter holiday. We wish you a nice holiday!SH Team


An evening with the Scandinavian languages

Scandinavian countries are fascinating not only with their nature, culture and lifestyle but also when it comes to the number of languages that can be found there. Some of them, such as Danish, Norwegian or Swedish are North Germanic, and … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm: The Pact

The pact of a young poet and the aging famous writer Karen Blixen. Aged 63 Karen Blixen is at the pinnacle of her fame and next in line to win the Nobel Prize for literature. It has been 17 years … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Agnes and the Garden of Dreams

Long time, no see, Finland! In March, the Nordic literary salon will take us to the land of thousand lakes – and the land of children’s literature. Our guest is the translator from Finnish, Alžběta Štollová, the topic her newest … Read More


Translators from German and/or English into Swedish, Danish, Norwegian wanted!

Relaxdays.de is a successful e-commerce company headquartered in Germany, shipping goods to our clients on leading European markets and via our own web shop. In autumn 2021, we announced the establishment of our subsidiary in the Czech Republic and the … Read More


Who’s afraid of Astrid? Theatre afternoon with Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Studio DAMÚZA put on the stage Astrid Lindgren’s famous story Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter on 3 April 2022 from 15:00. The length of the play is two hours. An educational trail about … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: The Iron Wolf

February issue of the Nordic literary salon online will lead us to the world of fantasy. Jitka Jindřišková, the translator of Siri Petterssen’s latest book The Iron Wolf, will tell us more about the work of this acclaimed Norwegian author. … Read More


Movie and discussion: TOVE

The Finnish movie TOVE about the famous Swedish-speaking Finnish writer and painter Tove Jansson is finally approaching Czech cinemas. The Scandinavian House and Scandi festival present a screening of this movie followed by a discussion about Tove Jansson, her life … Read More


Accenture, company of thousand languages

Career opportunities with Nordic languages: Insurance Customer Service Agent with Norwegian Insurance Customer Service Agent with Finnish Order to Cash Clerk with Finnish and/or Swedish Talent Acquisition Analyst with Danish Talent Acquisition Senior Analyst with Danish Procurement Operations Senior Analyst … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: The Ice Palace

The salon first guest in 2022 is not a translator, but an illustrator: Martina Špinková, who is the author of a graphic novel adaptation of Tarjei Vesaas’s The Ice Palace. The event will be streamed on Thursday, January 13, on … Read More


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2022, hopefully with more opportunities to meet in person and discover Scandinavian culture together. Our library is going to be open on the 20th of December. … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Folk-tales and fairy tales from the Faroe Islands

The Christmas edition of our Nordic literary salon will be focused on folk-talas and fairy tales from a very special place: the Faroe Islands! For the first time, an anthology of tales from the Faroe Islands has been published in … Read More


General Assembly of the Scandinavian House

Like every year, it is time to convene a meeting of the General Assembly, a body of association made up of all lawful members. This will take place on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 5.30 pm at the Scandinavian House … Read More


Through the Baltic Countries: Travelling and Literature

It’s possible to get to know a foreign country with one’s own eyes, but also through books, and not only tourist guides. Real existing places are also present in fiction, and writers possess the gift of seeing them with sensitive … Read More


Nordic Days 2021

The topic of already the twelfth year of the festival of Nordic culture is facts versus fiction. Nordic Days 2021 will begin with a (first-ever in the Czech Republic in cinemas!) screening of the Swedish documentary Stieg Larsson: The Man … Read More


Nordic literary salon online: Sovietistan

Our guest for November is the translator from Norwegian, Daniela Mrázová. She is going to introduce Erika Fatland’s Sovietistan, a reportage book from the former Soviet republics Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. The event is streamed live on our … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: ONE LAST DEAL

Elderly art dealer Olavi (Heikki Nousiainen) has always put business and art before everything – even his family – and on the brink of retirement, cannot imagine life without work. When an old painting at auction catches his attention, Olavi … Read More


Who’s afraid of vampires? Theatre evening with Let the Right One In

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Švanda Theatre put on the stage John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel Let the Right One In as a part of the Nordic Theatre Evenings project. A moderated debate will follow after the performance … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon Online: Insta-Brain

This October, the translator from Swedish, Helena Stiessová, is the guest of the Nordic literary salon. The discussion will be about Insta-Brain,the book written by Swedish psychiatrist Anders Hansen. The event will be streamed on our Facebook page on Monday, October 11, … Read More


Who’s afraid of Astrid? Theatre afternoon with Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Studio DAMÚZA put on the stage Astrid Lindgren’s famous story Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter on 17 October 2021 from 15:00. The length of the play is two hours. An educational trail about … Read More


Katariina Lillqvist’s short movies

In cooperation with the International Short Film Festival BRNO16 that takes place in kino Art in Brno, the Scandinavian house will show a series of short puppet films by the Finnish director Katariina Lillqvist. The evening comprises a short retrospective … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: Best of Nordic Shorts

In June 2019, the Scandinavian House organised the third year of the popular short film festival The Nordic Shorts. Now we have for the second time chosen the best of, one movie from each Nordic country, that shall be screened … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

The Scandinavian house and the Book World Prague are hosting the traditional Nordic literature evening with Nordic authors. There will be three guests this year: Mikko-Pekka Heikkinen (Finland), Gunstein Bakke (Norway) and Anne Catherine Bomann (Denmark). Heikkinen’s The Reindeer Mafia … Read More


Nordic literature at the fair Book World Prague 2021

After several postponements, Book World Prague 2021 will finally take place in September 2021. Like many times before, Scandinavian literature will be represented. The Nordic stall (S117), as a joined project of the Scandinavian embassies and the honorary consulate of … Read More


Finnish Literature Weeks

The festival will be focused on the many faces of Finnish literature. The programme includes discussions with both Finnish and Czech guests, presentations of newly translated books, several film screenings and, last but not least, a pub quiz. Some of … Read More


Are Kalvø: Hyttebok frå Helvete (Cabin Book from Hell) – online stand up comedy

You are cordially invited to a stand-up comedy by the Norwegian comedian and satirist Are Kalvø, prepared especially for the Czech audience! He will present his book Hyttebok frå Helvete (Cabin Book from Hell), which is making fun out of the Norwegian … Read More


Green Earth: let’s play and learn about ecology in Scandinavian style

Can you hit the king with a log? How would you pass our nature test? Do you know how to sort your trash? And do you know which female writer fought for animal rights? We would like to invite you … Read More


Green Earth: a playful event for children about nature and ecology

Are there any fluorescent critters? Can you name a tree by looking at its leaves or needles? Do you know which animal and plant species are endangered? What exactly is climate change? Do you know how to sort your trash? … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: ASTRID

Pippi Longstocking, Emil of Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof. Astrid Lindgren’s books have sold 150 million copies and she is one of the world’s ten most read authors. But who was she and where did her stories come from? Using unique archive materials, … Read More


Opening hours of the Scandinavian House Library during summer

Dear readers, we would like to inform you about upcoming summer changes in our office hours. Library of the Scandinavian House slows down and opens its door for you only every other week. In the period of 1st July – 12th September, … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: SIBLINGS ARE FOREVER

A poetic and warm documentary about the siblings Magnar and Oddny, which in their 70’ies are still running their family farm like it’s been done in generations before them. See from the outside, it’s almost like time has stood still, … Read More


Let’s talk Midsummer! Recording of the debate with the Nordic ambassadors

The solstice celebrations are associated with the beginning of summer and holidays and therefore with family time, countryside, burning bonfires or live music. In the North, we celebrate solstice with the same intensity as Christmas or Easter. Solstice is also … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon Online: The Secret Life of Farts & Who Will Comfort Toffle?

In June, the topic of the Nordic Literary Salon is going to be Finland’s Swedish children’s literature. The guest is the translator from Swedish Martin Severýn, and he is going to present his translation of the book The Secret Life … Read More


VACANCY: Territory Sales Advisor with Swedish (Exxonmobil)

Join the New Sales Hub in Prague supporting ExxonMobil’s lubricants business in Europe. We own world-class brands like our famous Mobil1 and maintain business relations via authorized distributors, direct accounts and strategic global accounts including Original Equipment Manufacturers across automotive … Read More


SH Library is opened

Based on the new measures of the Czech government, we are reopening the library of the Scandinavian House in Prague on the 19th of April, 2021. The opening hours are going to be Monday 15–20 and Thursday 13–17 (national holidays excluded) as usual. According … Read More


To Buy Oneself an Itch or To Eat One’s Women – Arctic literature in Czech language

An online lecture by Zdeněk Lyčka, a translator and polar explorer. Do you know which Arctic books have recently been published in their Czech translations? And what books will be published in the short future? Do you want to know … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon Online: The Reddest Rose

Marie Voslářová, a translator from Swedish, will be the (online) guest of the April Nordic Literary Salon. Her task will be to introduce The Reddest Rose, the new Czech translation of a comic book written and drawn by Liv Strömquist. … Read More


#ReadNordicFilm

The Scandinavian House and the distribution company Film Europe begin the #ReadNordicFilm project which aims to present Scandinavian films connected to the region’s literature and offer an accompanying programme. #ReadNordicFilm Directing films based on books or biographies of famous authors is immensely … Read More