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Apply to be on Swedish TV!

Published: January 20, 2015

Allt för Sverige logo

Have you always dreamed of being on TV in Sweden? There is a reality show called Allt för Sverige that has run for four successful seasons that invites people of Swedish descent to come back to Sweden to learn about their ancestry and compete in challenges to win the prize, a chance to meet long-lost relatives in Sweden.

Swedish Scholarship Applications Now Available for Summer 2015!

Published: December 18, 2014

Are you interested in applying for a scholarship to attend Sjölunden this summer? The application for our need-based scholarships is now available. Applications must be submitted by February 20, 2015. More information is available on our website:

2015 Early Bird Registration Deadline is December 1!

Published: November 20, 2014

Have you registered for a summer 2015 youth residential session? We would love to have you join us next summer at Sjölunden! Register by December 1, 2014, and you could win one of several fabulous prizes as part of our Early Bird incentive.

Kaj och Pelle i tidningen!

Published: September 30, 2014

Pelle, Robban och Kaj

Kaj and Pelle were interviewed by their local newspaper about their experience at Sjölunden.

Who’s in and who’s out after the Swedish election?

Published: September 15, 2014

Håll ihop mot racism

Wow, lots has happened since I posted the exit poll preliminary results after the Swedish election on Sunday, September 14, 2014.

Here are the updated numbers for the various parties (note that these still aren’t the final numbers, as absentee ballots are still being counted, but the numbers shouldn’t change too much at this point).

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