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Smart Societies – Creative & Inclusive

11 May 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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  • Bergman Fashion & Art
    12 Jan 2019
    In 2018, the world is celebrating the legacy of Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter Ingmar Bergman. 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.
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    12 Jan 2019
    Sweden has long been ranked as one of the most creative and innovative countries in the world, with accolades for its contributions to music, design and technology. This exhibit explores the connection between Sweden’s many technological innovations and the nation’s commercial musical prowess.
  • 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.

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