On October 9, 1847, the last enslaved Africans were released on the Swedish colony St. Barthélemy and the slavery in Sweden was declared officially abolished.

Ethnographic Museum and Afrosvenskarna Riksförbund ASR, commemorates the memorial day with the purpose of commemorating the victims of the transatlantic slave trade.

Take a family tour of Sweden’s colonial history and creole culture, watch performances and try African-language dance, join the fair at the fair, create happiness amulets in the workshop and attend a workshop with the Afrosvenska Academy.

For more details, you can find all the info on the Etnografiskamuseet Facebook page and events.