#AdventCalendar: When spontaneous dancing was forbidden by law in Sweden
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#AdventCalendar: When spontaneous dancing was forbidden by law in Sweden

Each day of December up until Christmas Eve, The Local is sharing the story behind a surprising Swedish fact as part of our own Advent calendar.

Dancing queens: Sweden set to overturn ban on bar bops

Dancing queens: Sweden set to overturn ban on bar bops

Sweden keeps ban on spontaneous dancing

Sweden keeps ban on spontaneous dancing

Choreographing a Swedish career move

Choreographing a Swedish career move

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Sweden’s “segregated” culture sector

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Pippi Longstocking wreaks havoc at the ballet

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Brit leads Swedes on the dancefloor

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“Don?t tell me how to cha-cha”

Romeo foxtrot victor over Juliet

Romeo foxtrot victor over Juliet

Naked Swedish crispbread dancers go global

Naked Swedish crispbread dancers go global

Swedes join public King of Pop dance tribute

Swedes join public King of Pop dance tribute

Sweden gets dancing with the stars

Sweden gets dancing with the stars

Swedes get down and groovy during lunch hour

Swedes get down and groovy during lunch hour

Indian dance troupe in rare Sweden show

Indian dance troupe in rare Sweden show

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Stockholmers to protest ‘license to dance’ laws

Female folk dancer fury at ‘too weak to lead’ jibe

Female folk dancer fury at ‘too weak to lead’ jibe