Lucia Fest, a Scandinavian tradition

It’s a holiday celebrated by Scandinavians around the world, including here in Ballard. Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church hosted their 46th annual Luciatåg on Sunday, which featured an all-Swedish program with English translation. From NewsSweden.org: Scandinavian tradition holds that in Värmland, Sweden, a white-clad maiden, wearing a crown of burning candies, brought food to the starving […]

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