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Smart Societies – Creative & Inclusive

21 Feb 2019

Creative urban spaces are vital for growth, innovation, and inclusion. Culture and creativity contribute to the welfare and well-being of any country. Sustainability, gender equality, entrepreneurship, innovation and social cohesion are vital components in how we build our societies. Sweden is an innovative, globally competitive country and Swedes are considered early adopters of new ideas and technology.

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  • 10 Dec 2018
    A Nordic stage reading/round table discussion in House of Sweden in collaboration with Bergman Studio at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden and Scandinavian American Theatre Company (SATC) from New York the Nordic Stage Festival, coming to Washington DC for the first time.
  • 01 Dec 2018
    The SWEA Washington DC Christmas Market is a popular event and kick starts the season on the first Saturday of December. Talented artisans and vendors offer everything from gifts, crafts, textiles, books, Kosta Boda and Orrefors glassware.
  • 27 Nov 2018
    A discussion on 'How North Sweden’s Space Industry Draws Advantage from its Natural Resources to Build a Cluster for Sustainable Innovation'. North Sweden has over the past decade developed into one of the hottest destinations for hi-tech research and development.
  • 19 Nov 2018
    Today, 68.5 million people are displaced, approximately half of which are women and girls. Women and girls face considerable discrimination and violence, as well as barriers to access economic, health and social services, protection and participation in decision-making and peace building processes.
  • 13 Nov 2018
    “For the greatest benefit to humankind” - Alfred Nobel. The annual Nobel Symposium in House of Sweden with the American Nobel Laureates ahead of their trip to Sweden in December for the Nobel ceremony and festivities.
  • 03 Nov 2018
    Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe's most talented children's entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks, October 20 - November 4, of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, and cinema.

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