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How does the war in Ukraine affect the awarding of grants? Read about the position taken by the Swedish Arts Council regarding cultural collaboration projects with Russia and Belarus. Get more information

The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.

Supporting arts, culture and international exchange

The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.
Eva Lindström tar emot Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award på Konserthuset i Stockholm.  Prisdiplomet överlämnades av H.K.H. Kronprinsessan Victoria. Foto: Susanne Kronholm.
Eva Lindström receives the world’s largest literature award. Photo: Susanne Kronholm.

Eva Lindström accepts the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2022

The Swedish author and illustrator Eva Lindström received the world’s largest literature award, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, at a ceremony in the Stockholm Concert Hall on Monday evening. The award was presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria.

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Kajsa Ravin, Director General of the Swedish Arts Council. Photo: Susanne Kronholm.

Sweden condemns the Russian Federation’s war against Ukraine

Kajsa Ravin, Director General of the Swedish Arts Council: – We feel the deepest solidarity with the people of Ukraine, the people involved in the Ukrainian cultural life, and with everyone who fights for democracy, artistic freedom and human rights in Ukraine, and in Russia.

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Året 2023 står i stor stil i de skiftande färgerna: blågrå, neon grönt och mörk grön.

Postponement of the 9th World Summit on Arts and Culture to May 2023

The 9th World Summit on Arts and Culture, with focus on artistic freedom, is postponed to 2023.

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New programme to strengthen artistic freedom.
New programme to strengthen artistic freedom.

Programme for artistic freedom

The Swedish Arts Council has launched a new programme to strengthen artistic freedom globally during a three-year period (2021-2023). The programme is realised through financial support from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and aims to improve conditions for artists to create, display and distribute their work without being exposed to threats or harassments.

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Eva Lindström tar emot Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award på Konserthuset i Stockholm.  Prisdiplomet överlämnades av H.K.H. Kronprinsessan Victoria. Foto: Susanne Kronholm.
Eva Lindström receives the world’s largest literature award. Photo: Susanne Kronholm.

Eva Lindström accepts the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2022

The Swedish author and illustrator Eva Lindström received the world’s largest literature award, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, at a ceremony in the Stockholm Concert Hall on Monday evening. The award was presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria.

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Kajsa Ravin, Director General of the Swedish Arts Council. Photo: Susanne Kronholm.

Sweden condemns the Russian Federation’s war against Ukraine

Kajsa Ravin, Director General of the Swedish Arts Council: – We feel the deepest solidarity with the people of Ukraine, the people involved in the Ukrainian cultural life, and with everyone who fights for democracy, artistic freedom and human rights in Ukraine, and in Russia.

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Året 2023 står i stor stil i de skiftande färgerna: blågrå, neon grönt och mörk grön.

Postponement of the 9th World Summit on Arts and Culture to May 2023

The 9th World Summit on Arts and Culture, with focus on artistic freedom, is postponed to 2023.

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New programme to strengthen artistic freedom.
New programme to strengthen artistic freedom.

Programme for artistic freedom

The Swedish Arts Council has launched a new programme to strengthen artistic freedom globally during a three-year period (2021-2023). The programme is realised through financial support from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and aims to improve conditions for artists to create, display and distribute their work without being exposed to threats or harassments.

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