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In the News: ‘Borg/McEnroe’ gets 10 nominations for Guldbagge AwardsJanuary 5, 2018
“Borg/McEnroe” starring Shia LaBeouf, Sverrir Gudnason and Stellan Skarsgård received the highest number of nominations for this year’s annual film awards in Sweden, The Guldbagge Awards. Following “Borg/McEnroe,” “The Nile Hilton Incident” was nominated for eight awards, including film, director and actor for Fares Fares, according to Variety. The ceremony is scheduled for Jan. 22 in Stockholm.
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Sweden’s tech scene in 2017
Sweden has been taking the lead worldwide when it comes to innovative startups and advances in technology, and 2017 may have been its best year yet. According to Business Insider Nordic, there was almost twice as much capital invested in Swedish startups (excluding a $1 billion outlier) than 2016 with more than $1.2 billion invested into 442 companies.
Michigan native wins ‘Allt för Sverige’
Dylan Ratell won Season 7 of the popular reality show that returns Swedish-Americans to their Swedish roots. He recently shared some insights about his experience on the show and what he learned about his great grandfather who immigrated to the United States from Sweden in the 1860s in this Q&A for the MLive Media Group.
Sweden, Canada will go head to head for gold at World Junior Hockey Championships
Sweden beat the U.S. team 4-2 on Thursday in the semifinals in Buffalo, advancing to the final where the team will play Canada tonight. “I think it’s the two best teams that are going to meet,” Swedish goaltender Filip Gustavsson told The Associated Press. The Canadians and Swedes have met in the gold medal game three times, with Canada winning each time. Will Sweden take home gold this year?
Bite-sized raksmorgas for any event
Open-faced shrimp salad sandwiches, or raksmorgas, are a popular dish in Sweden. The Boston Globe shares a bite-sized version that uses horseradish butter, thinly sliced dense rye bread, dill, shrimp and more for a mouthwatering snack to serve at any event.