Slussfors "the town between the bridges"(in
Swedish, but with great pictures)
Slussfors is described as "the town between
the bridges". The site is in Swedish but you
can look at some really beautiful pictures of the
nature (natur: in Swedish). We recommend you to
take a look and enjoy the landscape of Slussfors
in the north of Sweden.
control in Sweden
The main responsibilities of the Riksdag are the
enactment of laws and determination of state expenditure
and revenue. Another central task is to scrutinize
and exercise control over the Government and the
public administration. One of the instruments of
parliamentary control is the Parliamentary Ombudsmen,
who have served as a model for a number of similar
bodies in other countries. The Riksdag also influences
foreign policy and has an insight into the work
of the EU through regular consultations with the
Swedish is a fascinating and expressive language.
It is also a melodic language, admittedly difficult
to pronounce like a native because of its characteristic
sing-song rhythm, but otherwise not more complicated
to learn than English.
The Sami's language, traditional clothing, handicraft,
and music, are distinctively different from other
ethnic groups in Scandinavia. In Sweden there is
44 native communities where the families derives
most of the income from their reindeers, an economy
that in most cases is combined with fishing, hunting
Traditional Swedish cooking cannot be compared with
the sophistication of, say, French or Italian cuisine.
Swedish food is usually simple and satisfying, and
nowadays also healthy. In the last few decades'
immigrants from all over the world have enriched
our food culture with a host of exciting dishes.
Foreign fast food, for example, has become an inseparable
part of Swedish youth culture.
Description: The Swedish monarchy rests on traditions
going back more than a thousand years in time. During
this long period there have been more than 70 kings,
all of them known to us by name.
National Archives (Riksarkivet)
The National Archives (Riksarkivet) is one of the
oldest public agencies in Sweden, its history leading
back to the middle Ages. In the 17th century, Chancellor
Axel Oxenstierna created a new organization for
the record keeping and the National Archives came
into being. Today, the National Archives has the
supervision of all public records of the agencies
of the central Government, while it delegates to
the regional archives the supervision of records
generated by regional and local authorities. The
Military Archives, SVAR (Svensk Arkivinformation)
and Arkion are also parts of the National Archives.
The Nobel Prize is the first international award
given yearly since 1901 for achievements in physics,
chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. The prize
consists of a medal, a personal diploma, and a prize