Scandinavian Style Father’s Day Gifts – Editors’ Picks

Father's Day is soon approaching. Besides the lovely home made cards and the precious hugs and kisses he will receive from his kids on the day... here are our Scandinavian Style Father's Day Gifts! Although he deserves to have his feet up on Father's Day, there's more affordable ways of treating him on his big day than investing in above designer chair (which happens to be my husbands...

Celebrate Scandinavian Midsummer in London

A complete guide to Scandinavian Midsummer Celebrations in London 2015. What, where and when. And a basic guide on how to celebrate the longest day of the year like a Scandinavian. What to wear? Informal and summery, white if possible. Flower crown, preferably fresh wild flowers. What to eat? A light picnic, do a barbeque and lots of ice cream. What to do? Dance, sing, make flower crowns, dance...

Come along to a traditional Swedish Crayfish Party at Lisa’s London

A crayfish party is a traditional summertime eating and drinking celebration in the Nordic countries, especially in Sweden. All you need is some friends, a heap of freshly boiled crayfish and a selection of silly hats and songs -or a invite to a party! Due to the risk of over-fishing, restrictions on river crayfishing were introduced back in the early 1900s. The season was limited to a couple of...

17.mai celebration in London with children’s parade and games

© 17.mai by Nordisk Mamma Blogg The annual celebration of 17.mai will take place in Southwark Park, opening with Champagne breakfast from Scandinavian Kitchen's pop-up restaurant and raising of the flag. There will be live entertainment, from Norwegian folk music and parade musicians to blues and pop, throughout the day as well as Norwegian food and drinks from various of food stalls. Buy...

17th May celebration in Southwark Park, London

17 May 2014 will mark the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of Norway. A notable feature of the Norwegian Constitution Day celebration is the virtual absence of any military parades, the day being a festive day for children and families. The celebration takes place all over the world, and there's also a large celebration in London. The celebration will start 9am finishing at...

Celebrate Fastelavn Sunday 10th February 2013

Shrove Tuesday (also known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Pancake Tuesday and Pancake Day) is in Denmark and Norway known as Fastelavn. It's marked by eating fastelavnsboller on the Sunday before Lent. This year that'll be tomorrow, Sunday 10th of February. In Sweden the day is called Fettisdagen and is generally celebrated by eating a type of pastry called semla on Tuesday 12th of February. Semla...