Scandinavian Festival Of Lights
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Scandinavian festival of lights. December 13th marks a festival of lights that kicks off the christmas season in most scandinavian countries. Lucia the bearer of light alongside midsummer the lucia celebrations represent one of the foremost cultural traditions in sweden with their clear reference to life in the peasant communities of old. Saint lucy s day also called the feast of saint lucy is a christian feast day observed on 13 december.
That said we re not letting the summer go by without a bit of fun. It is celebrated in sweden norway and in the swedish speaking regions of finland. Darkness and light cold and warmth.
Here you will find window stars light strands electric swedish candle arches and more. Christmas in norway is a festival of light seeming to promise longer days and the return of the sun. Traditionally the oldest girl in a family rises early on st.
Norwegians miss the sun intensely and they need a spirit boost during those weeks when noon feels like twilight and it s dark by 4 p m. On 13th december st lucia a christian martyr is honored through a procession. Lucia day a festival of light in the long dark scandinavian winter.
Get into the holiday spirit with stunning scandinavian christmas lighting. Lucia is an ancient mythical figure with an abiding role as a bearer of light in the dark swedish winters. The festival commemorates saint lucia a young girl that was martyred for delivering food to christians hiding from persecution.
During the festival of santa lucia the inhabitants of nordic countries light their houses towns and squares with a multitude of lights and candles to illuminate this dark night. On december 13 one of the most famous of all swedish celebrations takes place. Showing 1 30 of 30 products.
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