Nordic culture

4 Nordic recipes to whip up this Easter

4 Nordic recipes to whip up this Easter

4 Nordic recipes to whip up this Easter

9/04/2020

Max Naylor

Earlier this week, our Managing Director Anu Carnegie-Brown introduced us to the Nordic Easter tradition of egg ...

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Director’s Cut 23: All in the same basket

Director’s Cut 23: All in the same basket

Director’s Cut 23: All in the same basket

7/04/2020

Anu Carnegie-Brown

The egg is an emblem of unhatched potential. The global COVID-19 crisis may have left us shellshocked, cracked, ...

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Cook up a Scandi Christmas

Cook up a Scandi Christmas

Cook up a Scandi Christmas

19/12/2019

Max Naylor

There’s perhaps no time of year where the concept of Scandi hygge is more appropriate than at Christmas. The ...

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Norwegian: fighting fit for the future?

Norwegian: fighting fit for the future?

Norwegian: fighting fit for the future?

21/10/2019

William Hagerup

Is the Norwegian language under threat? Could it one day disappear from daily use and perhaps sink under the sur...

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4 facts about the Danish language

4 facts about the Danish language

4 facts about the Danish language

5/09/2019

Mattias Bjerring-Nielsen

Have you ever thought about learning Danish to be able to understand what the lady with the striking jumper in T...

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How the Nordics are standing up to climate change

How the Nordics are standing up to climate change

How the Nordics are standing up to climate change

16/07/2019

Max Naylor

Few areas of Europe are set to feel the effects of climate change more acutely than the Nordic countries. Indeed...

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Myths about Nordic society

Myths about Nordic society

Myths about Nordic society

11/06/2019

Minna Helminen

Nordic – or Scandinavian – culture and society have been having a bit of a moment internationally. Entire bo...

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Lucia: a light in the darkness

Lucia: a light in the darkness

Lucia: a light in the darkness

13/12/2018

The Sandberg team

In many Nordic countries, the 13th of December starts with candlelight in darkness, songs and saffron buns. It i...

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Cultural treats in Oslo

Cultural treats in Oslo

Cultural treats in Oslo

10/09/2018

Ida Katrine Berntzen

As silence descends and the smell of beer slowly fades after a busy festival season in Norway, the theatre scene...

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A Nordic indigenous people – 5 basic words in Sámi

A Nordic indigenous people – 5 basic words in Sámi

A Nordic indigenous people – 5 basic words in Sámi

9/08/2018

Minna Helminen

The only indigenous people in the European Union, the Sámi people are spread across four different countries, s...

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Scandimix: a language continuum on a label

Scandimix: a language continuum on a label

Scandimix: a language continuum on a label

2/07/2018

The Sandberg team

In 1896, the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen participated in a meeting in Stockholm, where a pan-Scandinavian ...

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It’ll be all right at the end…

It’ll be all right at the end…

It’ll be all right at the end…

11/06/2018

Max Naylor

You’ve heard of cosy hygge (the Danish “art of cosiness”), maybe you’ve come across the Swedish perfec...

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6 facts about the Norwegian language

6 facts about the Norwegian language

6 facts about the Norwegian language

10/05/2018

William Hagerup

When learning a new language, it is always useful to get familiar with its origins, history and those little det...

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Localisation insights: the Nordic market

Localisation insights: the Nordic market

Localisation insights: the Nordic market

1/05/2018

The Sandberg team

Comprising Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and their associated territories, the Nordic countries are ...

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How your LSP can beat the Nordic summer shutdown

How your LSP can beat the Nordic summer shutdown

How your LSP can beat the Nordic summer shutdown

25/05/2017

The Sandberg team

There’s something you should know about people from the Nordic countries. And it’s something that could save...

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Our favourite Nordic Christmas traditions

Our favourite Nordic Christmas traditions

Our favourite Nordic Christmas traditions

16/12/2016

The Sandberg team

What are the traditions that make Christmas in the Nordic countries special? Here are four of our favourites, as...

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Advent in Denmark: A lesson in hygge

Advent in Denmark: A lesson in hygge

Advent in Denmark: A lesson in hygge

5/12/2016

The Sandberg team

December is here, the old year is drawing to a close and – in Scandinavia at least – the days are getting sh...

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Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

2/05/2014

The Sandberg team

It’s party time in the Nordic countries, with two holidays at this time of the year that are celebrated much m...

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Salty Sweet

Salty Sweet

Salty Sweet

2/12/2013

The Sandberg team

Here at STP, a member of staff’s safe return from annual leave often heralds the arrival of a tub of salty liq...

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Box, Box, Baby

Box, Box, Baby

Box, Box, Baby

25/10/2013

The Sandberg team

New arrival to the British royal family, Prince George, recently found himself the lucky recipient of one of Fin...

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The Eurovision song context

The Eurovision song context

The Eurovision song context

6/05/2013

The Sandberg team

Sweden had the honour of hosting two world-class events on Saturday 18 May 2013: the Ice-hockey World Championsh...

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English is a Scandinavian language

English is a Scandinavian language

English is a Scandinavian language

16/02/2013

The Sandberg team

Jan Terje Faarlund, professor of linguistics at the University of Oslo, and Joseph Emmonds, a visiting professor...

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The magic word

The magic word

The magic word

9/11/2012

The Sandberg team

The little adverb “please” has come to symbolise politeness in English requests to the extent that it might ...

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Nordic by Nature

Nordic by Nature

Nordic by Nature

24/02/2012

The Sandberg team

Nordic men and women have a reputation for excelling in endurance sports in the international arena, and we trai...

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Living within the Arctic Circle

Living within the Arctic Circle

Living within the Arctic Circle

2/04/2010

The Sandberg team

What is the Arctic Circle? The Arctic Circle is an imaginary line that marks the latitude above which the sun do...

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