День Швеции – наш день!
The Day of Sweden, a holiday for residents of the city in the Malaya Konyushennaya Street that already became traditional, took place in St. Petersburg on June 27 of 2009. The holiday was organized by the Consulate General of Sweden with participation of Swedish companies and organizations that were working in Russia. Of course, Stockholm School of Economics, Russia could not abstain from participation in this holiday important for our two countries.
The Day of Sweden was timed to three remarkable events: the National Day of Sweden on June 6, the final round of the Volvo Ocean race in St. Petersburg on June 27 and current chairmanship of Sweden in the European Union.
Nineteen Swedish companies and organizations participated in the Day of Sweden on June 27. They presented their activities at the stands located along the pedestrian street. A few thousand people visited celebration of the Day of Sweden this year. They not only got acquainted with activities of the participating companies but also had a possibility to take a closer look at the contemporary Swedish musical culture and to receive information about the tourist potential of Sweden.