National Day of Sweden Celebrations - King of Sweden in Växjö

National Day of Sweden – Celebrating with Swedes and the King of Sweden

Celebrations of the Swedish national day become more and more popular. Nowadays, about every third Swedes celebrates their nation. Originally the June 6th was called the “Swedish flag day”, svenska flaggens dag. First in 1983 it … Read more

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Smålandsposten’s article about me and my book “How to be Swedish” (by Matthias Kamann)

On Monday the 15th of May 2017, Smålandsposten published an interview article about me and my book “How to be Swedish”. Link to article on About a week before, I went into Smålandspostens office … Read more

How to be Swedish - by Matthias Kamann

“How to be Swedish” – Book Release

Finally, after several years of collecting information – from other Sweden-books and websites – and conducting many, many interviews with Swedes as well as non-Swedes about their “Swedish experiences”, my new (well, it’s my first) book … Read more

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Coming up in 2017…

I wish all Hej Sweden readers and followers a merry Christmas and a happy new year 2017! May all your wishes come true!  >>How Swedes celebrate Christmas<< Coming up in 2017 on Hej Sweden Next … Read more

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Top 10 Differences between Germans & Swedes

This post is written by a German who also happens to be Swedish. Are there actually any differences between Swedes and Germans? Yes! But aren’t these nations at least culturally very similar? No! Well, except, both consume lots of … Read more