These are elements connected to celebrations, including seasonal and religious celebrations. It can be festivities, rituals or ceremonies that are reoccurring and mark special occasions.
Knutsmasso8 February 2023
In the past Christmas celebrations ended on St Knut's day, 20 days after Christmas Eve. Christmas was cleaned away and all that was left of the Chris...
Love locks8 February 2023
The tradition of hanging up a love lock can be considered a symbolic ritual of love that takes place in a number of different countries across the wo...
Lucia processions8 February 2023
Lucia is celebrated on 13 December in schools and pre-schools, in churches, in workplaces and hospitals as well as privately, primarily among familie...
Purim8 February 2023
Purim is a Jewish holiday and tradition which is celebrated on the fourteenth day of the month Adar, which usually falls in March.
Snapsvisor (drinking songs)9 February 2023
A snapsvisa is a traditional Swedish drinking song. Drinking songs are among the oldest song genres, and are still an active tradition in Sweden.
Song and dance around the Midsummer pole8 February 2023
Midsummer festivities with dancing and games are arranged throughout Sweden on Midsummer Eve and sometimes on Midsummer Day.
The Midsummer Carnival of Ramsberg9 February 2023
The annual Midsummer Carnival takes place on Midsummer Day in Ramsberg, Västmanland province. The carnival parade goes through the center of Ramsberg...
The multicultural calendar9 February 2023
The multicultural calendar is produced by the Multicultural Centre in Fittja, Botkyrka. It is both a printed product and a method for documenting and...
Vasilica8 February 2023
In Sweden Vasilica is primarily celebrated by Roma who have come to Sweden from the Balkans. The purpose of this tradition includes wishing people go...