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 …