Archive for Sweden
The Santa Lucia (St. Lucy) tradition from Sweden, celebrated on December 13th is so unique and lovely. Listen to these lovely singers and find out more about the holiday where there is a chosen “Santa Lucia” from each town who is escorted by girls dressed especially in red and white and “star boys”.
Did you enjoy hearing about the Santa Lucia holiday/Christmas tradition. Here’s a video of a little music box playing the song and you can see the hand-crafted wooden toys circling around that share different aspects fo the celebration.
We’ve gotten a lot of comments from folks who found the gummy bear video adorable or hysterical. Originally in Hungarian by German composer Christian Schneider, The Gummy Bear Song (I am A Gummy Bear) is a novelty song that has now appeared in 25 languages on the internet.
This time the gummy bear dances to Swedish lyrics! If you’d like to view the lyrics in a variety of other languages, you can visit: