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How is Easter celebrated in Sweden?

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How is Easter celebrated in Sweden?
Children dress up as Easter witches in Sweden. Photo: Lena Granefelt/

In this week's Sweden in Focus Extra, Jonas Engman from the Nordic Museum gives us the lowdown on Swedish Easter traditions.


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Host Paul O’Mahony is joined by Jonas Engman from the Nordic Museum who tells us all about Easter in Sweden, from why children dress up as witches to why homes are decorated with twigs and feathers. 


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