#SwedishChristmas: Christmas is here… and will be for another 20 days
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#SwedishChristmas: Christmas is here… and will be for another 20 days

Every day this month, The Local has explained the unique history behind Swedish Christmas traditions in our own Advent calendar. Today we reach the grande finale.

#SwedishChristmas: The Day Before Dipping Day is here!
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#SwedishChristmas: The Day Before Dipping Day is here!

#SwedishChristmas: The tradition that’s not really all about Kalle Anka
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#SwedishChristmas: The tradition that’s not really all about Kalle Anka

#SwedishChristmas: The festive Swedish songs just for adults
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#SwedishChristmas: The festive Swedish songs just for adults

#SwedishChristmas: The tradition with a surprising connection to H&M
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#SwedishChristmas: The tradition with a surprising connection to H&M

#SwedishChristmas: Sweden’s favourite Christmas film
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#SwedishChristmas: Sweden’s favourite Christmas film

#SwedishChristmas: How the julbock went from demonic creature to straw figure
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#SwedishChristmas: How the julbock went from demonic creature to straw figure

#SwedishChristmas: How Elsa Beskow created a timeless Swedish Christmas
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#SwedishChristmas: How Elsa Beskow created a timeless Swedish Christmas

#SwedishChristmas: How one Swedish woman influenced the candy cane
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#SwedishChristmas: How one Swedish woman influenced the candy cane

#SwedishChristmas: Stepping back in time with Swedish Christmas markets
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#SwedishChristmas: Stepping back in time with Swedish Christmas markets

#SwedishChristmas: How common sweets became Swedish julgodis
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#SwedishChristmas: How common sweets became Swedish julgodis

#SwedishChristmas: The historical dark side of Sweden’s Lucia tradition
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#SwedishChristmas: The historical dark side of Sweden’s Lucia tradition

#SwedishChristmas: Why lussekatter are one hell of a bun
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#SwedishChristmas: Why lussekatter are one hell of a bun

#SwedishChristmas: The festive feast that has stood the test of time
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#SwedishChristmas: The festive feast that has stood the test of time

#SwedishChristmas: The foreign traditions embedded in Swedish Christmas
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#SwedishChristmas: The foreign traditions embedded in Swedish Christmas

#SwedishChristmas: A Christmas candy with an unfortunate name
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#SwedishChristmas: A Christmas candy with an unfortunate name

#SwedishChristmas: How a German Christmas tradition became distinctively Swedish
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#SwedishChristmas: How a German Christmas tradition became distinctively Swedish

#SwedishChristmas: The biscuits that were once thought to improve your sex drive
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#SwedishChristmas: The biscuits that were once thought to improve your sex drive

#SwedishChristmas: Julmust, the festive drink that outsells Coca-Cola every winter
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#SwedishChristmas: Julmust, the festive drink that outsells Coca-Cola every winter

#SwedishChristmas: How a folklore tomte became Sweden’s Santa
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#SwedishChristmas: How a folklore tomte became Sweden’s Santa

#SwedishChristmas: The beloved TV series that changes every year
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#SwedishChristmas: The beloved TV series that changes every year