Category Archives: The city of Lund

Lund Univ. 350th Anniversary Book

Our Lund University has published a caffe-table-designed book “Lund University over 350 Years – History and Stories” for the University’s jubilee year, of which the journeys depict major occurrences and overall trends in University’s history from a small provincial academy with 14 professors and 80 students to today’s major international university ranked among the top 100 universities in the world ! Both Swedish … Continue reading

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Welcoming Christmas and the New Year!!!

As we enter last month of the year, the city is all dolled up to celebrate Christmas and welcome the New Year. This year’s Christmas tree decoration is special as it has beautiful bronze ring ornaments, marking the 350 jubilee of Lund University. More information about the jubilee can be found at Lund-university-350-years The pretty decoration on streets along with … Continue reading

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Vinterlund: how Lund is preparing for cold and dark times

This weekend seems to be a beginning of a very important time in Sweden. Christmas is one of most important celebrations in the year and you will see that Swedes love their lights, stars and candles. Last Friday around 4pm the christmas tree in the city center was officially lit up. Weekend was filled with christmas related markets in center … Continue reading

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Snow has Arrived!

Last night was the first night that it snowed here in Lund, actually right now it is snowing again. This is earlier by a couple of weeks earlier than it snowed last year. Aside from making the city look beautiful and adding ambiance of the season, it can make some people weary, especially about getting around in the city. If … Continue reading

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Snow in Lund ^_^

At the beginning of this week, I heard from my friends that it is snowing everywhere in Sweden except Lund (Skåne). We really wished it snowed here as well. The temperature real feel was almost -6 degree Celsius and the wind made it feel really cold. Yesterday night did we see the lovely flakes kissing the earth and overnight, it just snowed … Continue reading

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How bad are swedish dark winters in Lund?

When one thinks about a northern country, one of the thoughts might be that it is dark and cold in winter time… But I can cheer you up, it is not as bad as you would think (considering the darkness). As I am from Italy I have to say that you can of course feel a difference in hours where … Continue reading

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Colours of Fall~

Last two weeks were kind of strenuous with a lot of report submission and group works to be done. Amidst this chaos, when I went out biking around Lund, I felt very cheerful and happy to see the colours of Autumn! Autumn is known to symbolize maturity and wisdom. It marks the Joy before nature enters into slumber in coming months. … Continue reading

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Lund Kulturnatten

Kulturnatten is a unique culture festival held in many cities and the Lund city festival (Kulturnatten i Lund) was on September 17 and 18th. The stages were put up in the main city squares and there were some great performance by famous bands. The amazing concerts, dance programs were so entertaining and I thoroughly enjoyed the Culture night. There were small … Continue reading

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Höstfest & Kulturnatten

If you are like me and sometimes feel that your bike is inseparable part of your body, you might be surprised how great is it to explore the city by foot from time to time. An opportunity arose this weekend because I was really curious what is happening in Botanical Garden under a mysterious name “Höstfest” and what the Kulturnatten … Continue reading

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Have a rest, have it in Sweden

After three months in Turkey, the country fuuull of uncertainties, I was  more than happy – even just for a week – to be back to rainy, foggy, expensive and polite Sweden. It was cold, sometimes the weather was nasty, but I felt comfortable and cozy, or ‘mysigt’ as they say in Swedish.   It was nice to meet old friends … Continue reading

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