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04 Jul 2020

Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. On 2 July the Government decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. Due to the coronavirus and the temporary entry ban to Sweden, the Swedish Migration Agency has decided that the majority of visa applications will be rejected. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.

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Requirements for a ten-day quarantine for travelers from Sweden to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

03 Jul 2020

Requirements for a ten-day quarantine for travelers from Sweden to Switzerland and Liechtenstein as of July 6, 2020. Read more about this here:

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  • Amatörer
    Amatörer (photo: zvg)
    23 Sep 2019
    Welcome to Lafors! A small Swedish community in desperate need of a fresh start. Hope rises when the German low-cost superstore "Superbilly" is considering setting up business in the area.
  • Hans Arnold-Filmposter
    Hans Arnold-Filmposter (zvg)
    23 Sep 2019
    Hans Arnold, originally from Sursee, was educated at the art school in Lucerne, traveled to Sweden at the age of 25 and became one of the most famous Swiss artists in Sweden. "Sweden's Salvador Dalí" was doing illustrations and artworks for ABBA, Astrid Lindgren, Steven Spielberg and worked as a scenographer for the Royal Opera.
  • Tweener
    Tweener (photo: zvg)
    09 Sep 2019
    The 11. New Swedish Shorts showcasing some of the best new Swedish short films coming from experienced directors such as Johannes Stjärne Nilsson alongside with upcoming filmmakers. Presented are films that played at festivals such as Berlin and Clermont-Ferrand and were nominated for the national film Award.

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