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Sweden on the Screen

July 7, 2016

Embassy of Sweden is hosting a series of films featuring five acclaimed contemporary Swedish films including Swedish star and Oscar winner, Alicia Vikander in Hotel (photo above).


FREE admission, Sundays at 3:00 PM in House of Sweden.


Registration is recommended. No assigned seating.




July 10  - Hotel (Hotell)
Drama/black comedy R Director: Lisa Langseth
Cast: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Anna Bjelkerud
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July 17  - We Are the Best (Vi är bäst!)
Drama/comedy G Director: Lukas Moodysson
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July 24  - Underdog (Svenskjävel)
Drama PG Director: Ronnie Sandahl
Cast: Bianca Kronlöf, Henrik Rafaelsen, Mona Kristiansen, Naomi Emelie, Christensen Beck Petronella Barker
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July 31  - Avalon
Drama/Thriller NC17 Director: Axel Petersén
Cast: Johannes Brost, Peter Carlberg, Léonore Ekstrand
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Aug 14  - The Circle (Cirkeln)
Fantasy PG13 Director: Levan Akin. Music by Benny Andersson (former member of ABBA)
Cast: Josefin Asplund, Leona Axelsen, Miranda Frydman, Ruth Vega Fernandez, Helena Engström
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Aug 21  - Stockholm Stories
Drama PG Director: Karin Fahlén
Cast: Martin Wallström, Cecilia Frode och Julia Ragnarsson. Based on shortstories by the actor and author Jonas Karlsson. Music by Nathan Larson
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Embassy of Sweden is located at 2900 K street in Georgetown

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Happy Bicentennial Tudor Place!

June 30, 2016

Happy Birthday, America, and Happy Birthday, Tudor Place! On July 2, from 1:00-4:00 pm, Tudor Place is hosting a special event in honor of its Bicentennial. 


Stop by the historic estate to celebrate #TP200 and patriotism in a festive, onetime event for all ages in the historic gardens. Play traditional American outdoor games, take self-guided garden tours, make patriotic crafts, and of course, enjoy a piece of the giant Tudor Place birthday cake from Dog Tag Bakery (while it lasts). 


Veterans + military families: FREE | Members: $3 | All others: $5


To register for this event, please click here.


Tudor Place is located at 1644 31st Street in Georgetown.

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Nordic Jazz Festival June 22-29

June 20, 2016

The Nordic Embassies, Twins Jazz Club, and The Phillips Collection are excited to present the 10th annual Nordic Jazz Festival in Washington, DC, June 22–29, 2016.


Internationally acclaimed performers from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden will present the modern sound of Nordic Jazz.




Saturday, June 25, 8:00 pm Equilibrium (Denmark) at Twins Jazz Club


Sunday, June 26, 4:00 pm Equilibrium (Denmark) at The Phillips Collection

Wednesday, June 29, 7:00 pm IKIZ Cabin Crew (Sweden) at House of Sweden


For more information, click here.



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