Opinion: What can Sweden learn from embracing the American Halloween tradition?
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Opinion: What can Sweden learn from embracing the American Halloween tradition?

Columnist Lisa Bjurwald was raised with a suspicion towards American commercialisation, but she's come round to the idea that Sweden could learn a thing or two from holidays like Halloween.

Battling nostalgia during Halloween and the holidays in Sweden

Battling nostalgia during Halloween and the holidays in Sweden

Sweden’s biggest zoo bans clowns from Halloween show

Sweden’s biggest zoo bans clowns from Halloween show

Swedish kids celebrate with unusual Halloween pumpkins

Swedish kids celebrate with unusual Halloween pumpkins

Four events to light up November in Sweden

Four events to light up November in Sweden

Belief in ghosts rises across secular Sweden

Belief in ghosts rises across secular Sweden

No tricks, only treats: Swedish Halloween fun

No tricks, only treats: Swedish Halloween fun

Nine spooky spots around haunted Sweden

Nine spooky spots around haunted Sweden

Stockholm’s shocking take on Halloween

Stockholm’s shocking take on Halloween

Halloween vs All Saints Day: How to celebrate in Sweden

Halloween vs All Saints Day: How to celebrate in Sweden

Halloween ‘tricks’ get out of hand

Halloween ‘tricks’ get out of hand

Halloween drunk douses children with wine

Halloween drunk douses children with wine

Halloween magic fails to bewitch Sweden

Halloween magic fails to bewitch Sweden

Man fined after returning fire at egg-throwing pranksters

Man fined after returning fire at egg-throwing pranksters

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Halloween revelers keep Swedish police busy

Stockholm set for first ever Halloween parade

Stockholm set for first ever Halloween parade