Magical Sankt Hans

The celebration of Midsummer Eve or Sankt Hans was from ancient times linked to the summer solstice and was supposedly a night of magic. It varies from country to country when it’s celebrated. The Danish and Norwegian celebration takes place on the evening of 23 June. The Swedish celebration used to be on the same …

Svenska Flaggans Dag

It is Swedish National Day today, Hipp Hipp Hurra! Since 6th of June 1983 the Swedish people has been celebrating a official National Day. On that very same day a Swedish National Costume was introduced by HRH Queen Silvia of Sweden. Although the costume was in existence since the 1900s, it was not accepted as …

Happy Valborg

As it’s Valborgsaften (Walpurgis Night) bonfires are being lid all over Sweden and Finland tonight. According to old Scandinavian traditions also the night when witches meet on the mountain and hold revels with their gods…” Happy Valborg – Happy Spring!

Scandinavian Easter traditions

Today many Scandinavians regards Easter as an extended weekend during which they have a chance to meet spring head on with lots of tulips, birch twigs and delicious food and sweets. Historically the Easter week, starting with Palm Sunday, was a time of great religious significance with an air of solemnity about it. Weddings and …

Happy New Year

We think that this is the day to reflect on the last year events and to start looking forward to the coming! Little Scandinavian have had a wonderful year with lots of new friends and exciting collaborations. We have had the pleasure of introducing brand new designers and companies for children’s design and fashion to …