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Honorary Consulate of Sweden Chicago The Consulate is open for visitors almost daily, but please call in advance to notify the staff abou

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We will open the doors early for the little ones on January 20 for a Story Time featuring Pettson and Findus the Cat. We...
01/13/2023

We will open the doors early for the little ones on January 20 for a Story Time featuring Pettson and Findus the Cat. We will open the door at 10 am. Hope to see you then.

Here is an opportunity for all Swedish speaking High School students in Illinois to show off their bilingual skills.
01/13/2023

Here is an opportunity for all Swedish speaking High School students in Illinois to show off their bilingual skills.

The European Union Center invites high school students from Illinois to take part in a translation competition featuring less commonly taught languages! Winners will receive a prize and a certificate. The deadline to submit a translation is Sunday, Feb. 12. See here for details: https://europe.illinois.edu/outreach/k-12-programs-and-resources/illinois-high-school-translation-competition.

Nordic House will remain open through January. The opening hours are; Thursday to Sunday from 11 AM to 5 PM. FIKA Friday...
01/05/2023

Nordic House will remain open through January. The opening hours are; Thursday to Sunday from 11 AM to 5 PM. FIKA Fridays will continue so make sure to take this opportunity to visit the Nordic House Pop Up before it closes for good. 🇩🇰🇫🇮🇮🇸🇳🇴🇸🇪

01/04/2023
If you are looking for a New Year´s resolution, then we recommend to "Do More FIKA", but remember it is not the coffee o...
01/04/2023
Swedish Fika: Sweden’s ‘Premium Coffee Break’ Explained

If you are looking for a New Year´s resolution, then we recommend to "Do More FIKA", but remember it is not the coffee or the sweet treat that is most important, it is the quality time with family, friends and new acquaintances that is.

The concept of ‘fika’ is a natural part of everyday life in Sweden. It's a coffee break, but with a more deliberate interruption of the day with an emphasis on connection.

It is time to apply Chicago Sister City´s Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Program. This program is an amazing opport...
01/03/2023
Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Program - Chicago Sister Cities

It is time to apply Chicago Sister City´s Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Program. This program is an amazing opportunity for all girls (14-16 years old) that live in the Gothenburg region and who are interested in government and policy. Through the program the participants will meet and collaborate with peers from around the world for one week this summer. Each participant including a chaperone will be awarded a stipend. Please share and encourage!

Building the next generation of leaders.

God Jul och Gott Nytt År! The Consulate will be closed for the Holiday. Please email non-urgent questions to chicago@con...
12/22/2022

God Jul och Gott Nytt År! The Consulate will be closed for the Holiday. Please email non-urgent questions to [email protected]. For Swedish citizens in the need of emergency assistance please call the Embassy at 202-467-2600. Vi ses igen på det nya året!

Sweden´s Presidency of the Council of the European Union will start on January 1, 2023.
12/14/2022

Sweden´s Presidency of the Council of the European Union will start on January 1, 2023.

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Today, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the political priorities of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Sweden will take over the Presidency from January 1, 2023.

Sweden’s priorities during the Presidency:
🇪🇺 Security – unity
🇪🇺 Resilience – competitiveness
🇪🇺 Prosperity – green & energy transition
🇪🇺 Democratic values and the rule of law – our foundation

Read more about Sweden’s priorities and the Presidency program at 👉www.sweden2023.eu

Come in and enjoy live music by Nikki and Rich. You can bring lunch or coffee and get a well-deserved breather from the ...
12/14/2022

Come in and enjoy live music by Nikki and Rich. You can bring lunch or coffee and get a well-deserved breather from the hectic holiday season.

12/14/2022

12/13/2022

Make sure to visit Nordic House today (400 N Michigan Ave, Wrigley Building South Tower). At noon the tradition of crowning Chicago’s Lucia will begin. Kikwetu coffee and traditional saffron buns are served until 3 PM.

12/05/2022

Save the date - December 13 is almost here! The crowning of Chicago´s Lucia will take place at the Nordic House at noon and there will be a special LUCIA FIKA available.

Guess which tree is the Swedish tree!  is celebrating 80 years of Christmas Around the World!
12/05/2022

Guess which tree is the Swedish tree! is celebrating 80 years of Christmas Around the World!

A new photographic exhibit is on display at the Nordic House, Hans Ekestang´s GREAT FEELINGS AND MEETINGS blues photogra...
12/04/2022

A new photographic exhibit is on display at the Nordic House, Hans Ekestang´s GREAT FEELINGS AND MEETINGS blues photographs.

12/02/2022

When silence becomes a powerful tool for an important message.

12/02/2022

It is FIKA Friday at the Nordic House. Come in and have freshly baked cinnamon rolls and amazing KIKWETU coffee, both Chicago fan favorites.

Yesterday the cultural showcases; Nordic House, Argentine Connection and Colores Mexicanos, were all featured on CBS New...
12/02/2022
'I'm going to come back': Mag Mile holiday pop-up 'Argentine Connection' creating culturally-infused shopping experience

Yesterday the cultural showcases; Nordic House, Argentine Connection and Colores Mexicanos, were all featured on CBS News Chicago. Thank you so much to CBS, Suzanne Le Mignot and the City of Chicago for helping us spread the word.

"I hope this can serve as a model for commercial areas all over the country and hopefully all over the world, that are looking for ways to revitalize their retail and find a new way to engage with the public."

This is such an important topic that it must be shared often.
12/02/2022
Openness in Sweden | sweden.se

This is such an important topic that it must be shared often.

Free speech, free press and overall openness and transparency are key to Swedish society and vital parts of Sweden's four fundamental laws.

Sylvsmidja from Norway will visit the Nordic House December 8 through 11. This is a great opportunity to bring your fami...
12/01/2022

Sylvsmidja from Norway will visit the Nordic House December 8 through 11. This is a great opportunity to bring your family bunad jewelry heirlooms in for evaluations and recommendations. Sylvsmidja will also sell from their new collection. For gift inspiration visit www.sylvsmidja.no/en.

It was an honor for the Nordic House to host Mayor Lightfoot and her World Business Chicago team. We hope to see you aga...
11/28/2022

It was an honor for the Nordic House to host Mayor Lightfoot and her World Business Chicago team. We hope to see you again soon.

Today we continued the tradition of decorating a Swedish themed Christmas tree at O´Hare Airport. If you are travelling ...
11/17/2022

Today we continued the tradition of decorating a Swedish themed Christmas tree at O´Hare Airport. If you are travelling this season, come and check it out between terminals 1 and 2. ✈

Curious about different cultures? Visit City of Chicago's three cultural showcases on Michigan Ave and who knows what yo...
11/16/2022

Curious about different cultures? Visit City of Chicago's three cultural showcases on Michigan Ave and who knows what you may learn. #

11/15/2022

The cinnamon rolls will come straight from the oven to Nordic House and the coffee will be strong just like the Finns and the Swedes like it. Come in, bring a friend or two, and enjoy your FIKA. 400 N Michigan Ave (Wrigley Building South Tower)

What a fabulous event we hosted at the Nordic House Chicago on Friday. Thank you to NACC and SACC for selecting Nordic H...
11/14/2022

What a fabulous event we hosted at the Nordic House Chicago on Friday. Thank you to NACC and SACC for selecting Nordic House Chicago for your Nordic Young Professionals venue and thank you to Ørkenoy (www.orkenoy.com) for serving delicious food. Hope to see you all again soon!

This weekend the theme is NORDIC OUTDOOR at Nordic House Chicago. Make sure to visit and participate in our mini-indoor ...
11/11/2022

This weekend the theme is NORDIC OUTDOOR at Nordic House Chicago. Make sure to visit and participate in our mini-indoor orienteering and animal scavenger hunt. The shop has also added many new items from all Nordic countries. If you need gift ideas, this is where to start. See you soon at 400 N Michigan Avenue (Wrigley Building's south tower, next to the Wendella boats)

SACC and NACC invite young professionals and students from all Nordic chambers of commerce to a Nordic Mixer at the Nord...
11/07/2022

SACC and NACC invite young professionals and students from all Nordic chambers of commerce to a Nordic Mixer at the Nordic House on November 11. Please note that you must be 21, be associated with at least one Nordic chamber of commerce and that you must RSVP.

Tack Maria! Thank you Maria Thorsson (Svenska Kyrkan´s mobile priest in North America) for visiting Nordic House Chicago...
11/03/2022

Tack Maria! Thank you Maria Thorsson (Svenska Kyrkan´s mobile priest in North America) for visiting Nordic House Chicago and SWEA Chicago. Your story is so inspirational, and we look forward to host your again soon in Chicago.

The Nordic House Chicago is now officially open. Thank you to Deputy Mayor Mayekar, CEO World Business Chicago Michael F...
11/02/2022

The Nordic House Chicago is now officially open. Thank you to Deputy Mayor Mayekar, CEO World Business Chicago Michael Fassnacht, Ambassador Arguello of Argentina, Susanne Gudbrandsen from the Embassy of Norway and Consul General of Iceland Niculas Hannigan for all cutting the ribbon. A special and very sweet thank you to Swedish American Museum for serving amazing cinnamon rolls and an assortment of delicious cookies, and to for the incredible coffee.

Thank you Henrik Berggren for visiting the Nordic House Chicago and the presentation and discussion of your and Lars Trä...
10/31/2022

Thank you Henrik Berggren for visiting the Nordic House Chicago and the presentation and discussion of your and Lars Trägårdh´s book The Swedish Theory of Love: Individualism and Social Trust in Modern Sweden.

Hey it´s official - The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 1.
10/25/2022

Hey it´s official - The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 1.

10/25/2022

Growing up in Northern Europe you would always hear "There is no bad weather...", but it sure is wonderful when the weat...
10/21/2022

Growing up in Northern Europe you would always hear "There is no bad weather...", but it sure is wonderful when the weather is fantastic. Last night's Wendella Cruise was amazing! Many thanks to Wendella for hosting us, and in particular to Kayla for organizing and to Phyllis for guiding us on the tour.

A big thank you to everyone who came to the Nordic House Chicago and the Wendella Sunset Cruise yesterday. An extra than...
10/21/2022

A big thank you to everyone who came to the Nordic House Chicago and the Wendella Sunset Cruise yesterday. An extra thank you goes out to Tre Kronor Swedish Restaurant and the Nordic Consuls who sponsored the food and drinks during the reception. Hope to see you all back at the Nordic House soon!

World Business Chicago presents the 2022 Cultural Showcases.
10/20/2022
Showcase - World Business Chicago

World Business Chicago presents the 2022 Cultural Showcases.

World Business Chicago is excited to present the 2022 Cultural ShowcasesThe Consular Showcases, part of Chicago’s COVID Recovery Plan, are a series of “pop-ups” that focus on a consulate, their culture, and Chicago businesses that represent that culture. Each showcase will transform a vacant d...

OBS! Detta event är på Svenska. This event is in Swedish! SWEA Chicago bjuder in alla som är intresserade den 2a novembe...
10/19/2022

OBS! Detta event är på Svenska. This event is in Swedish! SWEA Chicago bjuder in alla som är intresserade den 2a november att komma och lyssna på Maria Thorsson, Kyrkoherde i Svenska Kyrkan, när hon berättar om sina erfarenheter som fältpräst. Anmälan sker till [email protected].

The Honorary Swedish Consulate in Chicago and the Nordic House Chicago are proud to host Henrik Berggren. Henrik will ta...
10/19/2022

The Honorary Swedish Consulate in Chicago and the Nordic House Chicago are proud to host Henrik Berggren. Henrik will talk about his and Lars Trägårdh´s book The Swedish Theory of Love which discusses Individualism and Social Trust in Modern Sweden. Come and meet Henrik, ask your questions, and buy the book at the Nordic House Chicago on October 28 at 4 PM.

Congratulations to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for jointly being awarded the Nobel Prize i...
10/05/2022
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

Congratulations to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for jointly being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry".

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless "for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry"

Come to the Swedish American Museum on Saturday at 3 PM and listen to beautiful folk music based on poems by Signe Aurel...
10/04/2022
Ljus [Light]

Come to the Swedish American Museum on Saturday at 3 PM and listen to beautiful folk music based on poems by Signe Aurell and performed by Maja Heurling / IRRBLOSS Concert. Sign up; https://swedishamericanmuseum.org/event/signe-aurell-irrbloss-concert/

Signe Aurell was a Swedish woman who came to the United States in 1913, worked as a laundress and seamstress, joined the Industrial Workers of the World, and...

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2022 is an Election Year!
If you are a Swedish citizen living abroad (and have at some point in time been registered as living in Sweden (varit Folkbokförd i Sverige)) then you are among those that are entitled to vote in the upcoming election. The Swedish Consulate together with the Swedish American Museum in Chicago will host in person early voting on August 19, 23, 25, 27 and 28 between 10am-2pm (weekend location is the Museum).
2022 is an Election Year in Sweden 🇸🇪. This means an opportunity for Swedish citizens to select its representatives for the next four years. https://vimeo.com/277418460
Happy National Day! If you are looking for some swedishness this week we recommend that you check out the Midsummer Fest in Andersonville this weekend. There will be ABBA Salute, glögg slushies and of course fika at the Swedish American Museum and much more.
Exciting news for the summer! The Summer Screenings Film Series which include movies from around the world and is free to the audience just launched its program. Sweden 🇸🇪, just like previous years, will conclude the Series on September 21 with My Father Marianne.
The EUROVISION viewing party is back! Please RSVP to Paul (see email in the flyer), but on your best blue and yellow and be ready to celebrate on May 14 between 2-5 pm.
"Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to sharp geopolitical shifts and growing security fears across Europe. On Thursday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a conversation with Swedish Ambassador to the United States Karin Olofsdotter about the growing public support in her country to join NATO and rising tensions between her country and Russia."
Congratulations to our amazing 7 Day Earth Day Challenge 2022!
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