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Lucia, Swedish Christmas decoration

Add to my bucket list: Take the girls to Sweden for a big St. Lucia Day festival experience.

Saint Lucia Gown - In Sweden, on the darkest day of the year, the oldest daughter dresses up as Saint Lucia. She wears a beautiful white gown with a red sash and a wreath of glowing candles to symbolize the coming of brighter days. On Saint Lucia Day she wakes her family before daylight and takes them coffee and sweet buns.

Christmas celebrations in Sweden begin with the feast of St. Lucia on the 13th of December. Lucia is the patron saint of light and she is honored on this day. In homes that still observe th

CHRISTMAS IN SWEDEN - very fun, especially the Lucia.....I gagged though, watching the boy eat all that marzipan~let alone cringing, thinking the Lucia girl had candle wax dripping on her head! Oh! How about sparklers in the Christmas tree!!!

Sheet Music - Over the waveless sea; Santa Lucia; Op. 1339

I have these candle holders, the boys are light bearers.

Sweden, could it be more perfect to stay above a creperie to write a novel? Maybe when I'm done I could invite my family to come live here permanently.