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  1. May 5

    Today is Giving Tuesday. Remember our institutions … Support all things Swedish/Nordic-American—every museum, store or organization is part of our legacy and important for our supply chain in the U.S.

  2. Apr 28

    This will not be your usual Valborg, scenes like this will not be possible in Sweden this year: -[Summarize this news]

  3. Apr 28
  4. Apr 11

    Another favorite sweet, yet gluten-free dessert for Easter is the mango mousse cake we just published recipe for

  5. Apr 10

    So many are baking now and Easter is a time for sweets. Here's one of our favorites, Chocolate Easter Squares: - irresistible! -[Summarize this news]

  6. Apr 10

    Whether on FaceTime, Zoom or Skype this year, Easter is another of the most celebrated holidays in Sweden: Glad Påsk/Happy Easter! -[Summarize this news]

  7. Apr 9

    We picked the new issue’s cover image because it says so much about where we’re at now—keeping distance from each other but remembering to stay together. Also, it will take teamwork and persistence to get through this. Hang in there, we will.

  8. Mar 30

    It's not possible everywhere but if you can, bring your immediate family, go outside, enjoy the spring weather! -[Summarize this news]

  9. Mar 28

    Here’s the direct link, with advise from infection protection expert Johan Giesecke: (Go outside, enjoy the spring weather!) -[Summarize this news]

  10. Mar 28

    We've been updating daily (on website) this week but the best came up today: "Take in some fresh air. Bring a friend and walk a meter apart. Don't hug the neighbor. Bring a thermos and sit on a park bench ..."

  11. Mar 25

    Let's not forget about our important traditions (we won't!) and today is Waffle Day in Sweden (although it's never too early or late for a waffle it has its own national day) -[Summarize this news]

  12. Mar 25

    Did you see yesterday's update? Sweden is testing a random number of people to determine the level of spread of the virus: -[Summarize this news]

  13. Mar 23

    Subscribers: We’ve made Nordstjernan No. 5, 2020 (April) with an important albeit early update available digitally, just click on the link: -[Summarize this news]

  14. Mar 22

    The Swedish Prime Minister addresses the nation tonight at 9.15 p.m. local time (4.15 p.m. EST) The 5-minute speech can be watched at SVT PLAY () -[Summarize this news]

  15. 17 Dec 2019

    Singer and multi-instrumentalist Gunhild Carling is performing at Blues Alley in Washington DC tonight - a performance you definitely don't want to miss! -[Summarize this news]

  16. 13 Dec 2019

    Don't miss any of the important (and less important but equally fun or interesting) facts, trivia and traditions from Sweden - -[Summarize this news]

  17. 13 Dec 2019

    Nordstjernan, the gift that lasts: (every new subscriber receives our Christmas issue in addition to a gift card) -[Summarize this news]

  18. 13 Dec 2019

    Christmas in Sweden starts with Lucia today. Take a moment to watch and listen to Luciamorgon from Gränna on SVT Play: -[Summarize this news]

  19. 13 Dec 2019
  20. 12 Dec 2019

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