December 13 - St Lucia's Day Symbolically marking the winter solstice in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, the Feast day of St Lucy, bringer of light to the darkest time of the year.

amymebberson: “December 13 - St Lucia’s Day Symbolically marking the winter solstice in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, the Feast day of St Lucy, bringer of light to the darkest time of the year.

St. Lucia crafts (candle wreath crown for girls, star hat for boys) to celebrate the traditional Scandinavian holiday that focuses on bringing light into the darkness of winter, and also (in some Scandinavian countries) ushers in the Christmas season.

Lucia crafts (candle wreath crown for girls, star hat for boys) to celebrate the traditional Scandinavian holiday that focuses on bringing light into the darkness of winter, and also (in some Scandinavian countries) ushers in the Christmas season.

St. Lucia - In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Saint Lucia Day on December 13. Lucia herself was Christian and died for her faith. The December 13 holiday honors her.     Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, puts on a white robe in the morning and is allowed to wear a crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lucia buns and coffee or mulled wine.

In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Lucia Dagen (Saint Lucia Day) on December Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, wearing a robe and crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lussekattor (Lucia buns) and coffee.

How to make Saffron buns for St. Lucia's feast day (December 13). Step by step picture tutorial.

Saffron buns, also known “Lussekatter”, are Swedish yeast buns that are traditionally made and eaten on St. Lucia’s feast day

St. Lucia Saffron Buns Recipe, Swedish Lussekatter Rolls Recipe | Simply Recipes

Swedish Christmastime favorite, saffron infused S shaped sweet rolls, for St.

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