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Meddelande från Svenska Konsulatet i Fort Lauderdale. Message from Consulate of Sweden in Fort Lauderdale.

Vad kan konsulatet hjälpa dig med? Vi har öppet måndag till fredag kl. 8.30-15.00. Besök gärna vår hemsida: http://www.consulateofsweden-fortlauderdale.org . Vi lägger också ut aktuell information på vår Facebooksida, så surfa dit och tryck på ”like” så att du inte missar våra inlägg om svenska event, nya regler, nödlägesinformation till besökande och bosatta svenskar m.m….

SWEDISH COMPANIES: Fjällräven

Fjällräven was founded in 1960 by Åke Nordin in Sweden and is dedicated to the needs of the outdoorsmen. The original product was an external frame rucksack but the product offerings have since grown to include just about anything apparel-wise that the outdoor adventurer may need including wear for men, women, and kids. The company’s offerings also…

Outdoor Adventures on the Gulf Coast

After having lived on three continents, and traveled the world for more than two decades for work and pleasure, I finally found my own little piece of paradise here on Sand Key, a barrier island south of Clearwater on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Don’t get me wrong, I still love to travel back home, but…

CASTING CALL: “ALLT FÖR SVERIGE”

THE FOLLOWING IS A MESSAGE SENT TO SWEDES OF FLORIDA’S WEBSITE: “My name is Marika Gougaud and I am a casting director in Sweden. I am emailing you in regards to our successful nominated TV show “ALLT FÖR SVERIGE” (The previous working title of the show was Great Swedish adventure) We are very happy to…

SWEDISH FASHION: Björn Borg

Björn Borg AB (formerly named World Brand Management (WBM)) develops and runs the fashion brand “Björn Borg”. The company has stores in seven European countries, with Sweden and the Netherlands being the most important ones. New markets are Germany and the United Kingdom. Since 1997 WBM has had an exclusive trademark license for the name Björn Borg, which…

SWEDISH COMPANIES: KOENIGSEGG AUTOMOTIVE AB

While Swedish automotive products may have been made famous for superior safety and everyday travel by brands such as Volvo and SAAB, not many people would think of the Swedes when it comes to SUPER CARS! When the average consumer thinks of a Super Car and it’s origins one may think of places like Germany…

Famous Swedes: Marie Fredriksson & Per Gessle

As many of you who were around in the 80’s may recall there was a very popular pop-rock band called Roxette which was lead by dynamic duo Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle. The band’s amazing discography consists of nine albums Pearls of Passion (1986), Look Sharp! (1988), Joyride (1991), Tourism (1992), Crash! Boom! Bang! (1994), Have a Nice Day (1999), Room Service (2001), Charm School…

SWEDISH FASHION: Tiger of Sweden

  Tiger of Sweden is a brand of Swedish Men’s and Women’s fashion apparel which originated in 1903. Founded by entrepreneur Markus Schwartzman and his business partner Hjalmar Nordström in Uddevalla Sweden and is now in nine countries across the globe with 58 stores. The main or flagship store is located at Jakobsbergsgatan 8 in Stockholm Sweden. Visit for more info: http://brand.tigerofsweden.com/  

Famous Swedes: Swedish House Mafia (Music Group)

Member: Axel Christofer Hedfors a.k.a. “Axwell” Born: Lund, Sweden Date of Birth: December 18th 1977 Occupation: Swedish DJ, remixer, record producer and record label owner Genre: Electronic, Dance, House Notable Accomplishments: WON Beatport Music Awards “Best House Artist” & “Best Remix for Let It Go”, 2008 WON Beatport Music Awards “Best House Artist” 2009 & 2010 WON Beatport Music Awards “Best Progressive House Track…

Famous Swede: Dolph Lundgren (Actor & Martial Artist)

Born: Stockholm, Sweden Date of Birth: November 3rd 1957 Occupation: Actor & Martial Artist Known for his role in: Rocky IV as Ivan Drago (1985) Masters Of The Universe as He-Man (1987) The Punisher as Frank Castle (1989) Universal Soldier as Sgt. Andrew Scott (1992) The Expendables as Gunnar Jensen (2010) Notable Accomplishments: Kyokushin Karate 3rd Dan Black…