Thursday, 13 December 2012

Saint Lucy's Day

The 13th of december is a day in Sweden for celebrating Sankta Lucia. The youth is wearing white long dresses, some girls are Lucia, they are carrying a wreath with light on the head. Early in the morning they go singing and serving breakfast, for example Lussebullar, for their parents and friends. This celebration is known since 1780. About hundred years earlier, the day before Lucia was known as the shortest day of the year.

Sankta Lucia

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