Kristianstad turns 403

On 22rd May 1614 the Danish king Christian IV signed the letter authorizing the grounding of a new town on the marshy land at Allön. That town became Kristianstad, Christian’s town.

Sport and culture are summer holiday attractions

There are lots of things for young people between 6 and 15 to do this summer if they are interested in sports, nature or culture – and it’s all free. Kristianstad Once again this summer Kristianstad...READ MORE

Old money not valid after 30th June

It’s high time to exchange your old Swedish notes and coins. Stockholm 30th June is the last day you can use old 1-, 2- and 5-crown coins . This also applies to the old 100- crown...READ MORE

The long battle of the wind farm is over

No wind farm will be built on Nävlingeåsen. Hässleholm After being refused permission in two instances both the BayWa r.e. company and Hässleholm’s commune have chosen to throw in the towel. A private person who fought...READ MORE

Here’s how art came to Wanås castle

For several hundred years Wanås and its grounds have been a green oasis, with colorful rhododendron bushes, glittering ponds and wind sighing through the trees. 1987 saw the start of a new era, with art in...READ MORE

New controls of grocers’ shops and pizzerias

Problems at the recycling stations have continued. Now the commune’s food safety inspectors are going to check how pizzerias and grocers’ shops deal with their refuse. Kristianstad Last autumn the recycling station at Gamlegården was closed....READ MORE

One festival has become two this spring

It will soon be time for two festivals: At Österäng on 13th May and a new one at Charlottesborg on 3rd June. New for this year – circus clowns at Österäng. At Challan there’s food on...READ MORE

Kulturnatten wants to paint the town red

50 participants, 160 programmes. That is what there is to choose from during Kulturnatten the 19th-20th May. Kristianstad. This is the fourth time that Kulturnatten is being arranged in Kristianstad. What’s new? – Nearly everything. But...READ MORE

The New issue of Kb Mosaik is out

Read the new issue here:

I’m leaving Kb  Mosaik now, but my journey in Sweden goes on.

Mohammad’s chronicle A year has passed very quickly and now it’s time to say “hej då”.  A lot has happened, it’s been a fantastic year. I’ve learned a lot and I’ve had wonderful colleagues.  Now I’m...READ MORE