Swedish Lucia

Lucia with her crown of candles and her handmaidens, all dressed in white.
Photo: Cecilia Larsson Lantz/Imagebank.sweden.se

The Lucia celebration in the middle of December is one of the most important Swedish traditions. Processions of white-clad Lucias and their followers bear candles and sing songs. Saffron buns and mulled wine (glögg) are also part of the celebration.

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