South of Østfold’s (eastern Norway) thick woulds and broad dialects, is a place where everyone in Eastern Norway gathers together every weekend for various reasons, some for business but many mostly for pleasure.

Svinesund is a sound separating the Swedish municipality of Strömstad in the province of Bohuslän in the county of Västra Götaland from the Norwegian municipality of Halden in the county of Viken.