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Swedish Ways: Lucia

I recently realised that there are certain times of year when I miss Sweden more than others, namely December. “But we have …

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Swedish Ways: Nobeldagen

Do you know what day they hand out the Nobel Prizes? Most Swedes will be able to tell you: 10 December, the …

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Swedish Ways: Första Advent

If all goes well, I anticipate there being a whole host of Swedish Ways posts this month, leading up to Christmas. Or …

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Swedish Ways: Alla helgons dag

All Hallows Eve, All Saint’s Day, or as we call it in Sweden: Alla helgons dag or Allhelgonadagen falls this weekend. Technically, …

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Swedish Ways: Midsommar

I was going to write a post, but then … then someone posted a link to this video and a description seems …

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Swedish Ways: Nationaldagen

6 June is the national day (Nationaldagen) of Sweden. It didn’t use to be a holiday, but a few years ago, after …