24 May 2006

More thoughts about the culture wars

How could I have forgotten MUSIC!! as an essential part of any culture? Food, too. The exchange program that I participated in 15 years ago (GAH, can it really have been that long?) had/has a strong emphasis on culture. But I couldn't sum up the Swedish culture in a few paragraphs any more easily than I could my own, unless I used some broad stereotypical generalizations. And I won't do that, because I hate it when someone does that to me.

If you know me IRL, then you've probably been invited to my Midsömmar party, (June 24th, 7 pm!!) and in the next few weeks as the party draws ever closer, I'll be doing bits about Midsummer and Swedish culture so that any newbies have some all-important backstory.

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