1. Travel
Send to a Friend via Email
Terri Mapes

Saint Lucia Day on December 13

By December 9, 2013

Follow me on:

December 13 is Saint Lucia Day. In Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, Saint Lucia is celebrated widely with candlelight and candle processions.

A family's eldest girl portrays Lucia that day, wearing a crown of candles. Women sing the traditional Lucia song in which the words describe the light with which Lucia overcomes the darkness, and each Scandinavian country has lyrics in their native language.

Related Articles:  Christmas Traditions in Scandinavia | Scandinavia in December

Connect With Terri:
Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn
No comments yet. Leave a Comment
Leave a Comment

Line and paragraph breaks are automatic. Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title="">, <b>, <i>, <strike>
  1. About.com
  2. Travel
  3. Scandinavia Travel

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.