News from the City of Stockholm
On Tuesday February 21st Canada’s Governor General David Johnston and his wife Sharon Johnston visited City Hall.Go to "Governor General of Canada visits City Hall"
On Tuesday the City of Stockholm officially handed over the Eurovision Song Contest to the Ukrainian capitol, Kyiv.Go to "Stockholm officially hands over Eurovision Song Contest to Kyiv"
Stockholm has good prospects of hosting a modern combined Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Stockholm in 2026, in line with the City’s programme for events and its sustainability ambitions. This is the conclusion of the investigation conducted by the City.Go to "City of Stockholm’s Olympic investigation presented"
Many tourists prefer to discover where locals love to hang out. In a new ranking of coolest European cities, Stockholm's area of Södermalm grabbed 5th place.Go to "Södermalm 5th coolest neighbourhood in Europe"
Stockholm’s positive development continued in the third quarter of 2016, according to the Stockholm Economy Report. Wages increased and unemployment continued to fall in both Stockholm County and the City of Stockholm compared with the same quarter last year.Go to "Positive economic development in Stockholm"
In mid-December top scientists, royalty and politicians gather in Stockholm to honor this year’s Nobel laureates. Stockholm offers many attractions to those who wish to take part in the Nobel frenzy.Go to "Experience Stockholm's many Nobel attractions"
Stockholm was elected vice president of Eurocities at the organisation’s annual general meeting in Milan on 18 November. The position is usually held for a period of two years, and is considered a preparatory position for the presidency of the organisation.Go to "Stockholm elected vice president of Eurocities"
Ms Karin Wanngård, Mayor of Stockholm announced November 16th Wayne Roberts, director of Katie Says Goodbye, as winner of Stockholm Impact Award.Go to "Stockholm Impact Award goes to Wayne Roberts"
London, Singapore, Toronto and Paris top the 2016 benchmark of the broad urban qualities that make 30 global business, finance and culture capitals, according to new report from PwC.Go to "Stockholm receives high ranking in Cities of Opportunity report"
The Eurovision Song Contest final in Stockholm drew a large number of international visitors and generated SEK 263 million in revenue, which is equivalent to 175 full-time jobs.Go to "Eurovision Song Contest generated 263 million"