THE SWEDISH School for Children in Washington, D.C. held its graduation party in the gardens of the residence of Ambassador Jonas Hafstr?m of Sweden on Saturday May 18. The school is subsidized by the Swedish Department of Education and has more than 60 students, aged between 3 and 17. For three hours every Saturday morning the students learn about Swedish history, culture, grammar and creative language. Photos: Kristina Smith and Monica Koppelman
Ambassador Jonas Hafstr?m and his wife Eva were presented with a gift basket full of essential American goods, such as peanut butter, canned marshmallows, root beer and beef jerky, for them to bring home to Sweden when their assignment in the United States ends this summer.