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Christmas in Sweden is often washed down with glögg (mulled wine). Photo: Leif R Jansson/TT
Ten Swedish dates every visitor must discover
The Local · 23 Dec 2015, 06:43
Published: 23 Dec 2015 06:53 GMT+01:00
Updated: 23 Dec 2015 06:43 GMT+01:00
How much do you know about the most traditional, tasty and sometimes bizarre dates in the Swedish calendar?
Semla buns. Photo: Susanne Walstöm/Image Bank Sweden
Swedish-style waffles. Photo: Mikaela Vazquez/Image Bank Sweden
Easter 'witches' in Sweden. Photo: Lena Granefelt/Image Bank Sweden
Walpurgis night on Djurgården, Stockholm. Photo: Lola Akinmade Åkestöm
Most Swedes couldn't care less about June 6th. But it is a special day for new citizens in the Nordic nation. Here's why
A citizenship ceremony for new Swedish citizens on June 6th. Photo: Ola Ericson/Image Bank Sweden
A Swedish Midsummer party. Photo: Carolina Romare/Image Bank Sweden
Swedes used to be banned from eating crayfish during the winter, with the official season getting underway on August 7th. Discover why
feasting on the snappy red seafood remains a major tradition.
A traditional crayfish feast. Photo: Carolina Romare/Image Bank Sweden
Swedes eat a lot of cinnamon year-round. But here's how to make the spicy buns
yourself on October 4th, a very delicious date in the Swedish calendar.
Cinnamon buns. Photo: Fredrik Broman/Image Bank Sweden
Lucia celebrations in Stockholm. Photo: Cecilia Larsson/Image Bank Sweden
The Local's essential guide
to celebrating Christmas in Sweden - and surviving some of the country's more baffling traditions.
A Swedish Christmas tree. Photo: Helena Wahlman/Image Bank Sweden
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