The ultimate guide to Swedish Christmas traditions

The ultimate guide to Swedish Christmas traditions

Merry Christmas from The Local!

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?

The forgotten history behind Sweden’s most bizarre Christmas traditions

The forgotten history behind Sweden’s most bizarre Christmas traditions

How is All Saints Day marked in Sweden?
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How is All Saints Day marked in Sweden?

Taste test: What’s the fuss about Swedish semlor?

Taste test: What’s the fuss about Swedish semlor?

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

#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: 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

Recipe: How to make Swedish saffron pudding

Recipe: How to make Swedish saffron pudding

Ten things to hate about Midsummer in Sweden

Ten things to hate about Midsummer in Sweden

Swedish Midsummer through the eyes of foreigners: ‘It was the first time I saw my in-laws tipsy’

Swedish Midsummer through the eyes of foreigners: ‘It was the first time I saw my in-laws tipsy’

16 traditions you need to follow to fake being a Swede at Christmas
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16 traditions you need to follow to fake being a Swede at Christmas

How do Swedes celebrate Midsummer?

How do Swedes celebrate Midsummer?

How to make the most of Sweden’s 2016 holidays

How to make the most of Sweden’s 2016 holidays

The tradition of Santa Lucia: Lighting up the darkness

The tradition of Santa Lucia: Lighting up the darkness

How to celebrate and enjoy Swedish Advent

How to celebrate and enjoy Swedish Advent

Introducing: The Swedish crayfish party

Introducing: The Swedish crayfish party

The Local Guide to Christmas, Swedish Style

The Local Guide to Christmas, Swedish Style

VIDEO: The sounds of Swedish Lucia

VIDEO: The sounds of Swedish Lucia

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Swedes sceptical towards National Day

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Easter firecrackers a thing of the past

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National Day: a big party for nothing in particular

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Midsummer: Sweden’s real national day

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Skansen’s hill is alive with the sound of music

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The perfect way to enjoy ‘herbal tonic’

The Lowdown: Swedish Advent

The Lowdown: Swedish Advent

The Local’s guide to Lucia in Sweden

The Local’s guide to Lucia in Sweden

Swedish Lucia: a celebration with song

Swedish Lucia: a celebration with song

The lowdown on Sweden’s National Day

The lowdown on Sweden’s National Day

The Local’s ultimate guide to Midsummer’s Eve

The Local’s ultimate guide to Midsummer’s Eve

Swedish feminists push for Midsummer ‘mayhole’ revolution

Swedish feminists push for Midsummer ‘mayhole’ revolution

‘Panic chaos’ and other signs that Christmas is coming to Sweden

‘Panic chaos’ and other signs that Christmas is coming to Sweden

A musical celebration of Swedish Lucia

A musical celebration of Swedish Lucia

Six reasons to hate Midsummer in Sweden

Six reasons to hate Midsummer in Sweden

Swedish Christmas: how do you celebrate yours?

Swedish Christmas: how do you celebrate yours?

Top ten: Odd Swedish Midsummer traditions

Top ten: Odd Swedish Midsummer traditions

Swedish word of the day: julgransplundring

Swedish word of the day: julgransplundring

#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

Five odd Swedish things to taste at Midsummer

Five odd Swedish things to taste at Midsummer

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Crayfish “cheats” admit mistake