Complaint lodged against Swedish TV show using Costa Rica National Anthem

Posted on August 25, 2014 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Europe reported Swedish TV apologies to Costa Rica for using national anthem for gameshow
Costa Rica lodges diplomatic protest, describing TV4’s use of anthem in trailer as ‘grave disrespect to our national symbol. A Swedish TV network has apologised to Costa Rica for using the Central American country’s national anthem to promote a comedy show. TV4 is using the anthem in a trailer for Parlamentet, a popular gameshow featuring some of Sweden’s leading comedians. After receiving complaints from Costa Ricans living in Sweden, Costa Rica lodged a diplomatic prtest, calling the use of its national anthem a “grave disrespect to our national symbol”. Read Article

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