What does your Sweden look like?
Published: 04 Jun 2012
Discover Sweden through a selection of disparate YouTube clips about Swedes, Sweden and our funny language. What does your Sweden look like? Have your say on the Sweden.se Facebook page.
SWEDES — WHAT ARE THEY LIKE?
Swedish stereotypes — false or true?
Russian and Czech students from Jönköping University ask people about Swedish stereotypes. A production from 2008.
Swedish stereotypes — the American perspective
A compilation of YouTube clips exploring how American movies portray the Swedes.
Swedish policeman dancing
A Swedish policeman feels the beat in the middle of Stortorget in central Malmö, in the south of Sweden.
SWEDEN — FROM NORTH TO SOUTH
A frozen hotel?
National Geographic explores the biggest igloo on the planet, which also happens to be a hotel. The Ice Hotel in the far north of Sweden is built up every winter, and then melts down again.
2 days in 2 minutes! A weekend trip to Stockholm
A fast-paced exploration of the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Sightseeing, shopping, fika... all in two short minutes.
Eslöv to Skåne's Fagerhult
A high-flying view of the southern Swedish province of Skåne. We get to join hangglidinghakan on a return trip Eslöv–Fagerhult in his hang glider.
THE SWEDISH LANGUAGE — UNTRANSLATABLE?
10 words you won't find in the Swedish language
Martin tries to explain 10 Swedish words that don't exist in English. He got the idea from an article in The Local by Oliver Gee.
Nine untranslatable Swedish words
The Local's Oliver Gee took to the streets of Uppsala, north of Stockholm, to challenge Swedes to do the impossible — translate nine untranslatable Swedish words into single English words. Read the full story at The Local.
What does your Sweden look like? Have your say on our Facebook page.
This feature has been published by the Swedish Institute.