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WHY is Scandinavia so rich? Why are Scandinavian/Nordic countries so wealthy?

NordenBladet – Probably many people have ever wondered why the Nordic countries are so rich and enjoy a very high standard of living. Nordic countries become richer and year after year increase their international influence, turning Scandinavia into one of the

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WHO ARE rich in Scandinavia? List of Nordic dollar billionaires (Forbes’ 2017-edition of the world’s billionaires)

NordenBladet – According to Forbes’ 2017-edition of the world’s billionaires the world’s richest person is still Bill Gates, with a combined wealth of almost $87 billion dollars. Biggest gainer was Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who grew his wealth by almost

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The Øresund Bridge between Denmark and Sweden closed temporarily following an accident on Wednesday

NordenBladet – Øresund Bridge closes in both directions after accident. The accident involved a single lorry that lost control and collided with the central reservation, Copenhagen Police confirmed. No injuries occurred. The Danish Road Directorate wrote earlier on Wednesday that

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Estonia celebrated 100 years of independence. Sweden was represented by the King’s Company, part of the Royal Guards, in the yearly independence parade

NordenBladet — Last Saturday, on February 24 th , Estonia celebrated 100 years of independence. Sweden was represented by the King’s Company, part of the Royal Guards, in the yearly independence parade.  Several countries participated in the parade to support

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The Swedish Royal Guards at the Independence Day Parade in Tallinn

NordenBladet — On General Riho Terras invitation Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, Micael Bydén, has given the Swedish Royal Guards the task of participating in the yearly Independence Day Parade. The parade is an essential part of Estonia’s Independence

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The Swedish Ambassador Mr. Anders Ljunggren hosted a Total Defence Seminar on February 6 th in Tallinn

NordenBladet — The Swedish Ambassador Mr. Anders Ljunggren had the pleasure of hosting a Total Defence Seminar on February 6 th in Tallinn. Participants from different governmental and parliamentarian offices in both Sweden and Estonia had the opportunity to meet

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Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson: It’s important to prepare for the risk of hard Brexit

NordenBladet – We must be prepared for the risk of a hard Brexit, Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson has said. The Social Democrat minister was quizzed on a number of issues in an interview with Swedish news agency TT released

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Swedish streaming giant Spotify has discreetly filed to go public, according to multiple reports

NordenBladet – There has been speculation that the streaming firm will go public for some time but Spotify has largely chosen to keep quiet on the matter. On Wednesday both US website Axios and news agency Bloomberg reported that the

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The Swedish St Michael’s church in Tallinn, Rüütli 9, is celebrating Lucia on December 13th

NordenBladet — Alongside Midsummer, the Lucia celebrations represent one of the foremost cultural traditions in Sweden, with their clear reference to life in the peasant communities of old: darkness and light, cold and warmth. Read more about the tradition Sweden.se The

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Swedish Business Awards 2017 – winners announced

NordenBladet —  We are pleased to announce this year’s winners and thank everyone who participated in the Swedish Business Awards Estonia and helped to make it a success. Incap Electronics is the biggest manufacturer of electronic equipment in Saaremaa. The

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Nordic culture week in Ida-Viru county 2017

NordenBladet —  Being held from 9-15 October, Nordic Culture Week invites everyone to discover Nordic culture and society! The week will add more than 20 events to the cultural calendar of Narva and Ida-Viru County this autumn, from great jazz

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Joint action needed today to avoid the wars of tomorrow

NordenBladet — Last year, more countries were experiencing violent conflict than in nearly 30 years. In many cases we didn’t fail to see the conflicts coming – we failed to respond in time. It is time to step up. We

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Swedish Institute Sustainability Forum 2017

NordenBladet — Would you like to develop tangible solutions to challenges in your region, industry or organisation and work in partnership with others? Then you should apply to attend the Swedish Institute Sustainability Forum (SISF) in Sweden 20-22 November “Let’s

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Common Declaration in support of Baltic Pride 2017

NordenBladet — 7On the occasion of Baltic Pride 2017, taking place in Tallinn from the 6th to the 9 th of July, we express our support for efforts to enhance the promotion and protection of the human rights of Lesbian,

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Helena-Reet Ennet: the Finnish, Estonian and Scandinavian Jewish community is growing!

NordenBladet – „The Finnish and Estonian Jewish community is very small on the large scale, yet it is growing. It is a great pleasure to admit that today more and more local jews are attending cultural events,” says founder of

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Speech by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the memorial ceremony at Stockholm City Hall

NordenBladet — On Monday 10 April, the Prime Minister participated in the City of Stockholm’s official ceremony for the victims of 7 April. The ceremony took place at Stockholm City Hall at 12.00. Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Excellencies, Swedes,

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