Embassy of sweden Washington, USA

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24 Nov 2020

Embassy open to limited consular services by appointment only

Due to COVID-19, the Embassy is implementing a number of actions to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and to ensure the health and safety of our colleagues and our community. We follow the guidelines and recommendations from local authorities and will gradually open as the District of Columbia Government move into the different phases of reopening. DC is currently in a modified Phase Two (out of three) as of November 25. In Phase Two, the Embassy is offering limited consular services by appointment only. Phone hours are: Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 pm), 202-467-2600.

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17 Dec 2020

Temporary entry ban to Sweden

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. The Government has decided to extend the entry ban until 31 March 2021. 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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  • A Never-Ending Whispering Conversation – The Fanny and Alexander Process
    24 Mar 2018
    Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish film and theatre director, scriptwriter, theatre manager, playwright, and author. The iconic Swedish auteur’s body of work for film and theater brought a new level of psychological depth and intimacy to all disciplines of the performing arts and is being celebrated internationally throughout 2018 as part of the Ingmar Bergman Centennial.
  • Ingmar Bergman Moods: Costumes & Images
    24 Mar 2018
    Ingmar Bergman’s imagery continues to inspire artists of all genres today. During the 2018 Bergman Centennial Year, many new films inspired by Bergman’s legacy are being released by contemporary filmmakers.
  • Still Life by Karin Broos
    24 Mar 2018
    Karin Broos is one of the most widely recognized Swedish artists of our time, and this is the second presentation of her work in an exhibition outside of Sweden. With her photorealistic portrayals of apparently everyday scenes, she expresses ambiguous sentiments and universal feelings of melancholia and gloom.

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