Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Denmark 2 – Siovhan in Scandinavia

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Denmark 2 – Siovhan in Scandinavia

Siovhan in Scandinavia I am an American actress that is getting ready to make a huge move to Denmark with my fiancé. He is handsome, and amazing, and a Dane, and has to return to his country for at least 2 years after completing his masters in Architecture at a school in Los Angeles this …

Dyana Gaye’s films is part of CinemAfrica movie breakfast 28 / 3, and Norway’s first African Film Festival

Dyana Gaye’s films is part of CinemAfrica movie breakfast 28 / 3, and Norway’s first African Film Festival

Sunday, March 28th at 10:45 (movie playback starts 11:00) to 14:00 Bio Rio, Hornstull Beach 3, Subway Hornstull St. Louis Blues Directed by Dyana Gaye Senegal (2009), 48 min Language: French, Wolof, English subtitles In a dusty parking lot in Dakar waiting six passengers and a tired driver impatiently for a seventh show up, so …

Emilia is in the Swedish Song Contest for the lead up to EuroVision

Emilia is in the Swedish Song Contest for the lead up to EuroVision

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucrKVK_Fwcs[/youtube] Emilia Rydberg is a Swedish ballad/pop music singer, mostly known for her hit “Big Big World”. Emilia was discovered in 1996 by Lars Anderson, son of ABBA’s manager, Stig Anderson. Rydberg’s father is Ethiopian singer Teshome Mitiku; and her mother is Swedish. In 2008 she released two new singles called “I Won’t Cry” and …

Announcing Urban Life – the website of Black culture in Sweden

Announcing Urban Life – the website of Black culture in Sweden

Andy Collins has launched a great website about Black culture in Sweden. Andy, a brother from the UK has worked tirelessly to put together an excellent product. Take a look at UrbanLife.se and if you like it, share it with others. And yes, there is Black culture in Sweden!

Meet Danish Singer, Songwriter and Producer Ida Corr

Meet Danish Singer, Songwriter and Producer Ida Corr

Ida Corr was born in Århus is a Danish singer, songwriter and music producer. In 2004 Corr collaborated with house producer Morten Trust on “I Put My Faith in You,” a moderately popular dance hit on MoHo Records. She rose to fame in her native Denmark in 2005 with the release of her debut album …

Northern Darkness:  Engaging Blackness in Scandinavia

Northern Darkness: Engaging Blackness in Scandinavia

Call for Abstracts: Northern Darkness: Engaging Blackness in Scandinavia What is the history of Black Scandinavia? What are the experiences, negotiations, and community building strategies of peoples of Scandinavians of African descent living in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland? In what ways have specific national, as well as our own gendered, sexual generational and/or migrational, …

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Democrats Abroad Sweden had a voter registration event in Stockholm this week. It was just one of their many voter registration events and fundraising activities. Black Expats realize the importance of voting absentee ballot. I was happy to meet several others who are proud to exercise their right to vote. Go to Vote From Abroad …

Anne Brown – An American Soprano in Norway

Anne Brown – An American Soprano in Norway

Source: Randye Jones at Afrocentric Voices Soprano Anne Wiggins Brown was born on August 9, 1912, in Baltimore, Maryland. (This year, rather than 1915, was confirmed by the singer herself.) Her father, Dr. Harry F. Brown, was a prominent physician and grandson of a slave. Her mother, Mary Wiggins Brown, was of African, Cherokee and …