Show 260. Notes: Clas Svahn

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Alejandro Rojas joins us live, Clas Svahn discusses Sweden’s Archives for UFO Research, current UFO reports in Sweden along with historical cases, Ghost Rockets , military cases and more.

Clas Svahn is journalist, also vice president and international coordinator (International Director) of the National Organization UFO-Sweden since the organization’s national conference in Halmstad 4 May 2013 , when he chose to leave the presidency and Anders Berglund at the annual meeting was elected the new chairman.

Svahn started his interest in UFOs in the early 1970’s and founded a local UFO group in 1974, 16 years of age. He was then an avid amateur astronomer, an interest he still maintains.

Between 1978 and 1983 he was working at the local newspaper Mariestads-Tidningen and 1983–1990 at the regional paper Norrbottens-Kuriren. from 1990 and up until now he is a journalist with the national newspaper Dagens Nyheter.

Svahn was in the years 1991-2013 president of the national organization UFO-Sweden and since the early 1980’s contributor to AFU, Archives for the Unexplained. Since 2017 Chairman of AFU (also known as Archives for UFO Research ), AFU, in Norrköping . Svahn launched a leader in the organization’s magazine UFO-Aktuellt Issue 2, 1994, entitled “The Third Way”, the so-called Third Way ufology saying that UFO-Sweden should work objectively and without bias regarding the origin of UFOs, “not skeptical denial and not uncritical believing. ”

Svahn is the main character of a documentary about the UFO-Sweden titled Ghost Rockets in a 70 minutes version premiered at the Gothenburg Film Festival January 25, 2015. The film was broadcast on Swedish Television March 10, 2016, then shortened to 58 minutes. The film is directed by Michael Cavanagh and Kerstin Übelacker and sold to Norway, Denmark and Canada.

In 2012 and 2014, he has led two expeditions to the lake Nammajaure in Muddus National Park to search for a sunken so-called ” ghost rockets ” seen landing there in 1980, and a new expedition is planned for winter 2017.

Svahn is the author of 26 books from his own pen or together with others. His 27th book will be published later this year.

One thought on “Show 260. Notes: Clas Svahn

  • July 13, 2017 at 8:28 am
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    I’m an American living in Sweden. So this episode really meant a lot to me thank you for all your work and helping me find like mind folk in Sweden.

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