Social practices include various customs, both in everyday life and in formal contexts.
Fika8 February 2023
The Swedish ”fika” can have multiple meanings, but it is usually associated with taking a break (e.g. from work) with one or more others, to socialis...
Gummekaka (Christmas cake)8 February 2023
In Torestorp and Älekulla in Västergötland, a round cake is baked on the day before Christmas Eve that is often shaped like a wreath – this is known ...
Live action role-playing – LARPing8 February 2023
LARPing or live action role-playing is a form of improvised theatre without an audience where everyone participates.
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.
Surströmming9 February 2023
Surströmming is a fermented herring that used to be part of everyday Swedish cuisine. Today, it is considered a delicacy with a strong connection to ...