Tag: ABBA

  • Crime and punishment – in the mind of a murderer

    Crime and punishment – in the mind of a murderer

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment was published in 1866 and is considered one of the world’s most read books. The depictions of the murderer Raskolnikov’s inner torment have inspired both Freud, Nietzsche and Kafka with questions such as – who has the right to kill, are everyone really equal and can you ever forgive a…

  • Kräksjukedramat på Kebnekaise – därför kunde smittan inte stoppas

    Kräksjukedramat på Kebnekaise – därför kunde smittan inte stoppas

    När vandrare på Kebnekaise fjällstation börjar drabbas av kräkningar och feberfrossa försöker personalen isolera dem. Hör Ekots reporter Erica Sundén berätta om hur utbrottet snart är ett faktum, samtidigt som fjällstationens avlopp har gått sönder. Frågan är vem som haft smittan med sig upp till fjället. Smittskyddsläkare utesluter inte att viruset kan finnas i de…

  • Just nu: Norge måste vinna – tar ledningen med ett klassmål

    Just nu: Norge måste vinna – tar ledningen med ett klassmål

    Norge–Filippinerna och Nya Zeeland–Schweiz drabbar samman när VM:s första grupp går i mål. Radiosporten rapporterar från båda matcherna – häng med!

  • Sanne Salomonsen

    Sanne Salomonsen

    I sommar drar rocksångerskan Sanne Salomonsen ut på turné och i höst är hon med i ”Så mycket bättre” i TV4. Det kunde ha gått annorlunda. För 15 år sedan drabbades hon av en stroke och tvingades ta en paus. Att återerövra kroppen och sångrösten tog flera år. Hon slog igenom med låten ”Den jeg…

  • Spänt läge i Niger, dödstalen på Hawaii stiger, klimatanpassningarna släpar efter, och damfotbollens snabba utveckling

    Spänt läge i Niger, dödstalen på Hawaii stiger, klimatanpassningarna släpar efter, och damfotbollens snabba utveckling

    Godmorgon världen den 13 augusti: I första timmen: Samtal om det fortsatt spända läget i Niger efter statskuppen Om klimatförändringarnas påverkan på kraftiga regnoväder Reportage om klimatanpassningarna i Sveriges kommuner. Hur långt har vi kommit och vilka är utmaningarna framåt? Allt fler parisare lämnar huvudstaden Krönika av Nina Wormbs I veckans panel hörs: Max Hjelm,…

  • Nya globala värmerekord, fortsatta protester i Israel och finländsk bastukultur lockar besökare från hela världen

    Nya globala värmerekord, fortsatta protester i Israel och finländsk bastukultur lockar besökare från hela världen

    Godmorgon världen den 30 juli: I första timmen: Juli 2023 blir den varmaste månaden som hittills uppmätts. Vad är det som pågår med vårt klimat? Klimatkrisens paradox – Samtidigt som de negativa konsekvenserna av klimatförändringen är så påtagliga på många håll verkar politikens gensvar dröja. Varför? Reportage om vad som står i vägen för att…

  • Controversy surrounds the Eurovision Song Contest: Loreen’s victory is overshadowed by the jury’s departure and accusations of plagiarism

    Controversy surrounds the Eurovision Song Contest: Loreen’s victory is overshadowed by the jury’s departure and accusations of plagiarism

    The petition, which has already gathered more than 2,200 signatures, highlights the concerns of loyal Eurovision fans about controversial aspects of the voting process that have compromised the fairness and integrity of the competition. The final result of the 2023 contest deeply shocked the Eurovision community, as Sweden emerged as the winner solely based on…

  • Loreen gives Sweden the 7th Eurovision victory, France fails to shine

    Loreen gives Sweden the 7th Eurovision victory, France fails to shine

    Sweden won the Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday, when singer Loreen beat out 25 competitors in the final of the world’s biggest live music event, which is hosted by Great Britain on behalf of Ukraine. France, represented by Quebec singer La Zarra, only managed to take 16th place, well below the bookies’ predictions. She follows…

  • Keep an eye on cabbage

    Keep an eye on cabbage

    When we grow broccoli and cauliflower, it is actually the flower buds that we eat. It is important not to harvest too late because when the buds burst, you lose both shape, structure and taste. The cabbage family that turns out to hold lots of history and some funny stories. They should be harvested in…

  • ABBA guitarist dies

    ABBA guitarist dies

    Lasse Wellander has passed away aged 70 after a battle with cancer Lasse Wellander, known for being the guitarist in the Swedish supergroup ABBA and recording some of the band’s most famous songs, has passed away after a battle with cancer at the age of 70. The news was announced by Wellander’s family on his…

  • Tuesday’s papers: Nordic NATO paths diverge, 86,000 secondary school places reserved, more than 50 disco fans love ABBA

    Tuesday’s papers: Nordic NATO paths diverge, 86,000 secondary school places reserved, more than 50 disco fans love ABBA

    Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO applications, school options and senior dance parties are, among other things, in Tuesday’s Finnish newspapers.

  • So was the premiere of Abba Voyage

    So was the premiere of Abba Voyage

    Hear Abba fanatic Emelie De Laere and Ekot’s correspondent Stephanie Zakrisson talk about their experiences of the show.

  • Russian orchestra protests against balalaika ban

    Russian orchestra protests against balalaika ban

    Musicians played songs by the pop group ABBA on balalaikor in front of the Swedish consulate in St. Petersburg A Russian youth music orchestra arranged an impromptu “protest concert” in front of the Swedish consulate in St. Petersburg. Petersburg this Monday. This comes after Swedish authorities previously banned a music performance in Sweden due to…

  • Mess with the passing of Pap tests results in less participation

    Mess with the passing of Pap tests results in less participation

    The participation of women in cervical screening last year was lower than in previous years due to the relocation of activities related to them from the Cancer Society (Krabbameinsfélagið) to health centers and the resulting difficulties, according to Ágúst Inga Ágústsson, chief physician at Screening Coordination Center, when asked by Fréttablaðið. […] The article Clutter…

  • Nobel Drama: A Day by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    Nobel Drama: A Day by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    We get to follow the Abbas family in England who fight in different ways in a network of family secrets. The father’s total silence about his origins, his childhood and why he left his homeland characterizes the whole family. A beautiful, melancholy and hopeful meeting with a family, four individuals for two generations. There are…

  • Part 1/2.  The disloyal care assistant

    Part 1/2. The disloyal care assistant

    What happened to Sabbatsbergsbyn’s nursing home spring 2020 when corona entered five wards and several died? And what did the Nordic region’s largest healthcare company do? Attendo when the care assistant Stine Christophersen tried to sound the alarm and stop the infection? In hidden recordings in the middle of a burning pandemic, questions are raised…

  • Review Voyage: “Misses the boldness of the past”

    Review Voyage: “Misses the boldness of the past”

    Loaded with all amenities, accompanied by a half symphony orchestra and with a view to new horizons. Viveca Bladh has listened to Abbas’ album “Voyage”. The review was published in Kulturnytt in P1 on Friday 5 November 2021.

  • Icelanders are “crazy” about Christmas beer

    Icelanders are “crazy” about Christmas beer

    Vínbúðin’s Christmas beer sales start today, and the number of types on offer has never been greater. This time, you will be able to choose from 108 species, up from 88 last year. According to today’s edition of the Morgunblaðið daily, 76 of them are Icelandic Christmas beers. In the last period of sales in…

  • Colin Powell loved Volvo, Abba and Anna Lindh

    Colin Powell loved Volvo, Abba and Anna Lindh

    – The other favorite was Abba. He loved their music. And the third was Anna Lindh, he says, referring to the former Swedish foreign minister, who in 2003 was stabbed and killed in a department store in Stockholm. Eliasson and Powell became good friends when Eliasson became Sweden’s ambassador to the United States shortly before…

  • The Pink Ribbon action has started

    The Pink Ribbon action has started

    The annual cancer awareness campaign begins today. One of its key elements is the fundraiser by the Icelandic Cancer Society, Krabbameinsfélagið. The Bleik Slaufan (Pink Ribbon) campaign runs under the slogan “Verum til” (Live). The goal of this year’s campaign is to “exist.” To live life and be present when a woman is diagnosed with…

  • The 306 kilo pumpkin won the Finnish mega-vegetable championship

    The 306 kilo pumpkin won the Finnish mega-vegetable championship

    The Finnish Giant Vegetable Association will host its annual national championships on Saturday in the garden of Keuda University of Applied Sciences’ Saari Manor in Mäntsälä. The competition attracted dozens of competitors from across the country, most of whom competed with several vegetables. The largest vegetable of the year was a pumpkin weighing 306.2 kg.…

  • This is how the 1978 ABBA is recreated

    This is how the 1978 ABBA is recreated

    More than 800 animators, 100 construction workers and light and sound artists are currently working on getting the show “Abba Voyage” ready for the premiere in May 2022. One of the show’s producers and Benny Andersson’s son, Ludvig Andersson, reveals in an exclusive interview with Musikguiden that the “abbots” are based on data produced by…

  • Nordic diet with cabbage and fish is worth its weight in gold for health

    The report has been prepared by a working group consisting of researchers with insight into food, dietary patterns, health and disease. In the report, the Nordic diet is defined as a diet consisting of, for example, whole grains, coarse vegetables, fruit, berries, nuts, oil and fish. These are local ingredients. And the diet is largely…

  • Abba goes up to first place on Svensktoppen – Agnetha Fältskog: This means a lot to us

    Abba goes up to first place on Svensktoppen – Agnetha Fältskog: This means a lot to us

    Exclusive interview with Agnetha Fältskog when Abba goes up to first place at Svensktoppen Abba also gets a double on the list as the ballad “I Still Have Faith In You” is currently in fourth place. Agnetha Fältskog also tells how much the Swedish top has meant to the group over the years – We…

  • 362: Löfven is thanked – with Abba and sausage

    362: Löfven is thanked – with Abba and sausage

    The climate issue and gang crime were at the top of the agenda when the party leaders gathered for this year’s first debate in the Riksdag. But it was also another person who ended up in the spotlight – Prime Minister Stefan Löfven who made his last debate. In this week’s episode, we analyze the…

  • ABBA is back!  The Swedish supergroup’s first new music in 40 years

    ABBA is back! The Swedish supergroup’s first new music in 40 years

    Europe; UK The members of the Swedish pop supergroup ABBA have been reunited to release their first new album in four decades and will play a digital concert in London next year, the group said in a statement on Thursday. ABBA, one of the most successful groups in history, with more than 385 million albums…

  • That’s how Abbas’s voices sound today

    That’s how Abbas’s voices sound today

    The episode aired for the first time in Good Morning World on September 5, 2021.

  • Swedish band Abba releases new album almost four decades after the split

    STOCKHOLM, September 2 (Xinhua) – The Swedish band Abba will release an album with new songs, it was announced on Thursday. The quartet, which divorced in 1982, recorded the first two songs on the ten-track album “Voyage” 2018. “When we had these two songs, it felt a little thin, and we said, ‘Shouldn’t we do…

  • Podcasts & programs

    Podcasts & programs

    The story of Abba

  • Nicolas Lunabba

    Nicolas Lunabba

    Nicolas Lunabba is responsible for the organization Helamalmö, which has about 250 employees. Helamalmö works to create better living conditions for people in vulnerable areas, with a focus on children and young people. Nicolas Lunabba is often heard in the public debate. He has previously been a basketball player and coach. Nicolas Lunabba’s Summer is…

  • Janne Schaffer

    Janne Schaffer

    Janne Schaffer is one of Sweden’s foremost guitarists and composers. His career spans all genres of music. In addition to 14 of his own solo records with his own music, he has collaborated with Ted Gärdestad, Björn J: son Lindh, Abba, Monica Törnell, Lee Hazlewood, Carla Bley and many more. Janne Schaffer also writes all…

  • Janne Schaffer

    Janne Schaffer

    Janne Schaffer is one of Sweden’s foremost guitarists and composers. His career spans all genres of music. In addition to 14 of his own solo records with his own music, he has collaborated with Ted Gärdestad, Björn J: son Lindh, Abba, Monica Törnell, Lee Hazlewood, Carla Bley and many more. Janne Schaffer also writes all…

  • FN:s klimatpanel: Uppvärmningen går allt snabbare

    FN:s klimatpanel: Uppvärmningen går allt snabbare

    IPCC, FN:s klimatpanel, släpper en klimatrapport som visar att en pågående klimatförändringen har observerats över hela världen, den är snabb och den intensifieras. Redan inom 20 år kommer den globala medeltemperaturen att nå eller ha passerat 1,5 graders uppvärmning, står det i rapporten.  “Ett fastställt faktum att det är vi människor som förändrar klimatet” säger…