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Proton International will travel to Stockholm, Sweden in 2019! However, some of you may know little about this amazing city and country. Therefore, here are some facts about Stockholm and Sweden!
- Stockholm became the venue for the Nobel prize ceremony in 1901.
- The Globe Arena, an arena that hosted a vast array of major events, is the largest hemispherical building in the world.
- Stockholm is sometimes referred to ‘Venice of the North’ thanks to the many beautiful buildings exquisite architecture, abundant open water and numerous parks.
- In Stockholm, two UNESCO World heritage sites are present: the Royal Palace Drottningholm and the The Woodland Cemetery.
- Swedish meatballs are traditionally served with gravy, boiled potatoes and lingonberry jam.
- Happy hour in Sweden is called ‘After work’.
- Stockholm is one of the cleanest metropolitan cities of the world due to the absence of heavy industry.
- There are 400,000 moose in the Swedish woods.
- Swedish music is among their biggest export products: from ABBA to Zara Larsson Avicii and Lykke Li, Sweden gives the world a better music experience!
- Sweden has the highest number of Mcdonald’s restaurants per capita in Europe.
- One of the Swedish kings became a pirate after he was forced away from the crown.
- Swedes consume 20 million Semlors, a traditional sweet roll, a year!