Cultural Affairs

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    Embassy of Sweden Photo: Erik Sundberg

The Cultural Affairs Section at the Embassy aims to promote Swedish Culture in the UK and to forge links between Britain and Sweden.

We work in partnership with UK cultural institutions and organsations to present a great variety of arts and culture events, exhibitions, debates etc. Press and Information also come under this section.

For Swedish events and projects in the UK please see

Travel Awards Scheme
CoScan the Confederation of Scandinavian Societies Great Britain and Ireland offers a travel awards scheme. Successful applicants in the past have included young people looking for vocations experience or attending courses or camps, university students, members of youth orchestras and scouts and guides. For further information please see the website of

Information on Swedish Culture
Find out about Swedish music, film, literature,fashion and design, art and architecture and theatre and drama on

See - In the bookstores - for Swedish literature in translation.
In the bookstores

Anglo Swedish Literary Foundation
Anglo Swedish Literary Foundation promotes and offers support for translation of Swedish literature. See the link for further details abut the work of the ASL and the Bernard Shaw Translation Prize.

Ms Ellen Wettmark
Cultural Affairs
Tel: 020-7917 6468
E mail:

Ms Ann Nilsen

Cultural Affairs Officer
Tel: 020-7917 6465