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Sweden's National Day 2020

By Cecilia Julin, Ambassador of Sweden to South Africa

June 6, 2020

This will be the first time in my diplomatic life that I will celebrate Sweden’s National Day virtually. But we will compensate for not having an elaborate National Day reception by being very present on social media.

I may not be singing the Swedish National Anthem on Zoom, but we will provide lots of celebration digitally, so follow our Facebook page, in SA, where we will stream music throughout the day and a present a special twilight concert at 9.30 pm.

We will also celebrate by repatriating a large number of Swedes from Cape Town on that special day and, though they will not be back in Sweden until June 7, we wish them all a safe journey.

Until we can all meet again in person, we thank all our friends and partners for being with us and ask you all to stay safe and wash your hands.




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