Gant, stylized as GANT, is an international clothing brand headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The company was founded in 1949 by Bernard Gantmacher and was originally based in New Haven, Connecticut.
University College of Opera (Swedish: Operahögskolan i Stockholm) is a Swedish institution in Stockholm offering higher education in the field of opera music and related arts. Operahögskolan is tasked with educating singers, répétiteurs and opera directors and has approximately 40 students, including 36 singers, enrolled. Since 1 January 2014, it has been a part of Stockholm University of the Arts.
The School of Dance and Circus (Swedish: Dans- och cirkushögskolan, DOCH) is a Swedish institution offering higher education in the fields of dance education, folk dance, dance, dance therapy, historical dance, choreography and contemporary circus. DOCH was founded as the Institute of Choreography (Koreografiska institutet) in 1963; in 1978 it was renamed the University Collage of Dance, “Danshögskolan”; in 2010 it became the University of Dance and Circus, "Dans och Cirkushögskolan" (DOCH) and since 1 January 2014 it has been a part of Stockholm University of the Arts and changed its English name to the School of Dance and Circus. It operates under the Ministry of Education, and is fully funded by the Government and therefore has no tuition fees for Swedish and EU citizens.
The Royal Seminary, fully the Royal Advanced Female Teachers' Seminary (Swedish: Kungliga Högre Lärarinneseminariet, abbreviated KHLS), was a normal school (teachers' college) in Stockholm, Sweden. It was active from 1861 until 1943. It was the first public institution of higher academic learning open to women in Sweden.
Whitlockska samskolan was a Swedish private secondary school in Östermalm, Stockholm.
Stockholm Business School (SBS) is one of the largest academic departments at Stockholm University with around 3500 students and 100 researchers/lecturers. Through close ties with other academic departments and regular collaborations with key business actors, the School has become a melting pot for interdisciplinary research and education generating new perspectives on current topics within business and beyond.
Stockholms Tekniska Gymnasium (Stockholm Technical Upper Secondary School) is a charter school that is located in the district of Östermalm, close to the Stadion metro station in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The upper secondary school belongs to Thoren Innovation School (TIS) which in turn is a part of Thorengruppen. Before Thorengruppen acquired TIS in 2012, it belonged to Lernia AB.
Scandic Hotel Ariadne or Scandic Ariadne is a Scandic skyscraper hotel located at Värtahamnen in Stockholm, Sweden. It was built in 1989 and is 62 m tall and includes 17 floors and 283 rooms.
Värtahamnen is a port in Stockholm, Sweden. Värtahamnen and the adjacent Stockholm Free Port at Lilla Värtan is Stockholm's main port. Värtahamnen primarily serves passenger ferries for the shipping company Silja Line as well as freighters for Tallink operating in Åland Islands and Estonia. The port also services the SeaWind Line and the coal/biofuel power plant in Hjorthagen. Värtahamnen is located in the Gärdet and Hjorthagen districts. The structure was built in 1879-1886 after the city bought land in order to create a port for coal and other bulk goods. Rail freight and passenger traffic were routed through the Värtabanan line when the Värtan station was inaugurated in 1882. The port was widened and deepened gradually during the early 1900s, and in 1903 the nearby coal-fired Värtaverket plant was inaugurated. In 1904, a municipal building was added which served as the customs and port offices.
Isbladskärret is a small lake on Djurgården, an island in central Stockholm, Sweden. The lake is much appreciated among bird-watchers, and, being part of the Royal National City Park, also carefully monitored by several organizations, including the World Wide Fund for Nature. The lake is one of six in Djurgården (including Northern Djurgården, north of the island), the others being Lillsjön, Uggleviken, Spegeldammen, Lappkärret, and Laduviken.
The Royal Stables (Swedish: Kungliga Hovstallet) is the mews (i.e. combined stables and carriage house) of the Swedish Monarchy which provides both the ceremonial transport for the Swedish Royal Family during state events and festive occasions and their everyday transportation capacity. The Royal Stables date from 1535, and were originally built on Helgeandsholmen, close to Stockholm Palace. The Royal Stables are today located just behind Strandvägen in Östermalm in central Stockholm, Sweden. The head of the Royal Stables is the Crown Equerry.
Oaxen Krog, also known as Oaxen Krog & Slip, previously Oaxen Skärgårdskrog, is a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden.
Strandvägen is a boulevard on Östermalm in central Stockholm, Sweden. Completed just in time for the Stockholm World's Fair 1897, it quickly became known as one of the most prestigious addresses in town.
The Stockholm tramway network forms part of the public transport system in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden.
Karlbergskanalen (Swedish for "Canal of Karlberg") is a canal in western central Stockholm, Sweden.
The Royal National City Park (Swedish: Kungliga nationalstadsparken) is a national city park, established by the Riksdag in 1995, and located in the municipalities of Stockholm, Solna and Lidingö in Sweden.
Fältrittklubben (more specifically Stockholms fältrittklubb) or the Stockholm Cross Country Riding Club is an equestrian club located in Stockholm, Sweden, established in 1886 by Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland. During the 1912 Summer Olympics, it hosted the endurance trials for the equestrian eventing competition.
The Gustaf Adolf Church (Swedish: Gustaf Adolfskyrkan) is a church building in the Gustav Adolf Park at Östermalm in Stockholm, Sweden. Belonging to the Oscar Parish of the Church of Sweden, the church was opened in 1892 by bishop Gottfrid Billing.
Östermalm (Swedish pronunciation: [œstɛr¹malm]; "Eastern city-borough") is a 2.56 km² large district in central Stockholm, Sweden. With 71,802 inhabitants, it is one of the most populous districts in Stockholm. It is an extremely expensive area, having the highest housing prices in Sweden.
Gärdet is a part of Stockholm, east and northeast of Östermalm. Its official name is Ladugårdsgärdet. It is renowned for its large number of modernist apartments. Gärdet is one of the largest residential districts built in Stockholm during the 1930s, built from 1929 until around 1950, and houses about 10,000 people.
The Svea Artillery Regiment (Swedish: Svea artilleriregemente), designation A 1, was a Swedish Army artillery regiment that traced its origins back to the 17th century. It was disbanded in 1997. The regiment's soldiers were originally recruited from Svealand, and it was also garrisoned there.
Villa Lusthusporten, also called villa Wicanderska, villa Brinckska, and villa Liljevalchska, is a 19th-century merchant's house on Djurgården road, north of Djurgården, in Stockholm.
The Swedish Film Institute (Swedish: Svenska Filminstitutet) was founded in 1963 to support and develop the Swedish film industry. The institute is housed in the Filmhuset building located in Gärdet, Östermalm in Stockholm. The building, completed in 1970, was designed by architect Peter Celsing.
The Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC), is a non-profit, independent research institute specialising in sustainable development and environmental issues. The SRC works on climate change, landscapes, water resources, land-use, food security, marine systems, urban systems with the aim to generate insights with the aim to shift governance and management towards sustainability.
The Narrative Clip is a small wearable lifelogging camera. Its development began in 2012 by the Swedish company Memoto after a successful crowd funding via Kickstarter. It can automatically take a picture every 30 seconds whilst being worn throughout the day, a practice known as "life-logging". At the end of the day the Clip uploads the photos and videos it made into the vendor's cloud service, where they are processed and organized into collections called Moments, available to the user through a web client or mobile apps. The Moments or individual photos and videos can be shared through other apps or through the company's own social network.
The Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, or Nordita (Danish: Nordisk Institut for Teoretisk (Atom)fysik), is an international organisation for research in theoretical physics. It was established in 1957 by Niels Bohr and the Swedish physicist Torsten Gustafson. Nordita was originally located at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen (Denmark), but moved to the AlbaNova University Centre in Stockholm (Sweden) on 1 January 2007. The main research areas at Nordita are astrophysics, hard and soft condensed matter physics, and high-energy physics.
The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Swedish: Utrikespolitiska Institutet (UI)) is a public-service organization located in central Stockholm, Sweden. It was founded in 1938 as a politically independent institute supporting research and education in international political issues. The institute currently has a staff of about 40, including approximately 15 researchers.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities also called simply the Royal Academy of Letters or Vitterhetsakademin abbreviated KVHAA (Swedish: Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien Historie och Antikvitets Akademien or Kungliga Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien or Vitterhetsakademien) is the Swedish royal academy for the Humanities. Its many publications include the archaeological and art historical journal Fornvännen, published since 1906.
Innventia AB is a Swedish research institute formed as a limited company engaged in research, development and innovation in the pulp and paper industry, packaging industry and the graphics industry. The activities range from basic research to direct consulting and development assignments in the three industrial areas of the final products bio-based energy, chemicals and materials, graphic media, packaging and logistics. Before April 2009 the institute was named STFI-Packforsk AB. The President is Birgitta Sundblad, who took over the post from Gunnar Svedberg, upon his retirement in June 2011.
Established in 2005, Polymer Factory concentrates on developing well defined dendrimers and dendron based on 2,2-bis(methylol)propionic acid where the company has the exclusive right to the production, marketing, and sales of such materials. The company also provides tailor-made hyperbranched polymers. Polymer Factory's research lab is located in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (Swedish: Polarforskningssekretariatet) is a government agency in charge of coordinating and promoting Swedish polar research activities. It is located in Stockholm, has more than 30 employees, and serves under the Ministry of Education and Research.
The Nobel Foundation (Swedish: Nobelstiftelsen) is a private institution founded on 29 June 1900 to manage the finances and administration of the Nobel Prizes. The Foundation is based on the last will of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.
The House of Bolin (also known as W.A. Bolin) is one of the oldest firms specialising in jewellery and silverware that remains in the hands of its founding family. The firm exists today as Jewellers and Silversmiths to HM the King of Sweden.
Svenskt Tenn [English: Swedish Pewter] is a Swedish interior design store, founded in 1924 in Stockholm by Estrid Ericson, an art teacher and pewter artist from Hjo, Sweden. Since 1928, the company has been appointed as a royal warrant. Today, it is owned by the Kjell and Märta Beijer Foundation and all profit generated is donated to research in areas such as environmental sustainability, genetics, biomedicine and pharmaceuticals.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences or Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien (IVA), founded on 24 October 1919 by King Gustaf V, is one of the royal academies in Sweden. The academy is an independent organisation, which promotes contact and exchange between business, research, and government, in Sweden and internationally. It is the world's oldest academy of engineering sciences.(OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Sweden 2012).
Frescati is a park-like area on the northern outskirts of Stockholm, Sweden. It is situated in an area on Norra Djurgårdsstaden. Frescati is part of the Royal National City Park (Kungliga nationalstadsparken).
The Bergianska trädgården, the Bergian Garden or Hortus Bergianus, is a botanical garden located in the Frescati area on the outskirts of Stockholm, close to the Swedish Museum of Natural History and the main campus of Stockholm University. The director of the garden is known as Professor Bergianus.
The Military Archives of Sweden (Swedish: Krigsarkivet) is the part of the National Archives of Sweden that keeps archives related to agencies that answer to the Ministry of Defence. The Military Archives were established in 1805 and contain listings of military personnel, drawings and descriptions of military buildings and equipment, maps, private files of key persons in Swedish military history, and photographs. The archived materials date from the 16th century to the present.
Stureplan is a public square in central Stockholm, between Norrmalm and Östermalm. The square connects the major streets Kungsgatan, Birger Jarlsgatan and Sturegatan. The buildings around the square house offices of banks and other financial institutions, as well as several corporate headquarters.
Insane is a roller coaster at Gröna Lund in Stockholm. Insane is an Intamin Zac-Spin roller coaster. It opened in 2009. The train cars contain 4 seats with 2 on each side. When navigating the course, the trains are free to spin and flip. In 2011, a similar roller coaster, Green Lantern: First Flight, opened at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Maximteatern, called "Maxim" in English or The Maxim Theatre, has been a popular private theatre at Karlaplan in central Stockholm, Sweden since the 1960s.
Djurgårdsteatern (Swedish for "Djurgården Theatre"), was an historical Swedish theatre, active at Djurgården in Stockholm between 1801 and 1929 (from 1863 in a new building).
Allmänna BB (Allmänna barnbördshuset, "General maternity hospital", literally The general childbirth house) was a maternity hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. The hospital was inaugurated on February 20, 1775, on Riddarholmen. In 1785 the hospital moved to Östermalm and in 1795 changed its name to Allmänna barnbördshuset. In 1885 the hospital moved to Kungsholmen, but as the facilities became inadequate the hospital moved once again to use the former barracks used to house the athletes during the 1912 Summer Olympic Games. The new facilities were first used on January 5, 1913. Due to a decline in childbirths Allmänna BB was closed shortly after celebrating its 200th anniversary. The former facilities are presently used by the Royal Institute of Technology.
Astoria was a cinema in Stockholm, located on Nybrogatan, a street in the Östermalm district. When it closed, it was one of the last single screen cinemas in Stockholm. It was the flagship of the Astoria Cinemas chain which declared bankruptcy in 2007.
The Swedish National Heritage Board (Swedish: Riksantikvarieämbetet; RAÄ) is a Swedish government agency responsible for World Heritage Sites and other national heritage monuments and historical environments. It is governed by the Ministry of Culture.