In The News: Swedish Royals Share Family Vacation PhotosAugust 24, 2018
Recently, Princess Victoria snapped a few pictures of her family while on summer break and shared them on her Instagram account.
A few photos include shots of her husband and children during a nature walk, picking wild flowers and daughter Princess Estelle bonding with a pony. People magazine shared a roundup of photos from the Swedish Royal family’s vacation. Check them out here.
Also in the news…
Theatres in Massachusetts honor Ingmar Bergman
In honor of the late Swedish director and what would have been his 100th birthday, Brattle Theatre, Coolidge Corner Theatre and Harvard Film Archive will be screening 28 Ingmar Bergman films from Aug. 31 to Oct. 14. Earlier this week, the Boston Globe shared the complete schedule of films that will be shown.
Stockholm and Gothenburg co-host EuroPride2018
Earlier this summer, Stockholm and Gothenburg co-hosted EuroPride 2018. This year’s international LGBTQ celebration marked the third time it has been hosted in Stockholm, but the first for Gothenburg and first time in multiple cities. Sweden long has enjoyed its LGBTQ-friendly reputation, according to HuffPost. Check out photos from EuroPride 2018 here.
Impactpool matches applicants with NGO positions
Swedish startup Impactpool matches resumes with open positions for 200 NGO organizations around the world. According to Business Insider Nordic, Impactpool has raised $800,000, thanks to Lexis Investors, and partnered with Harvard in an effort to expand. Last year, the startup helped match the right applicants to 600,000 NGO jobs.
Spend a day in the life of a Swedish settler
At Old World Wisconsin, guests can travel back in time to when European immigrants settled in the Midwest. The historic park has more than 60 structures that replicate rural German, Polish, Scandinavian and Irish villages between 1840 and 1910, according to the Chicago Tribune. This fall, the park will be adding a new program where visitors can assume the roles of immigrants like a young Swedish immigrant who sailed from Sweden to New York in 1843 before settling in Wisconsin.