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Celebrating Saint Lucia Day

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One of the highlights of December besides Christmas is the celebration of Saint Lucia Day. Kids and adults alike wearing crowns of light and dressed in flowing white robes add an ethereal presence to the cold dark winter.

All Saints’ Day at Skogskyrkogården

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Celebrating All Saints’ Day (Alla helgons dag) yesterday, thousands of people were out in full force with thousands of candles, flowers, and other mementos in hand to pay respect to departed loved ones and honor the dead at Skogskyrkogården (“Woodland Cemetary”), also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Happy Cinnamon Bun Day!

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Today, October 4 is Kanelbullens dag (Cinnamon Bun Day) and yes! we take food celebrations seriously here in Sweden.

GoodLife street festival in Stockholm

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Immanuelskyrkan - a popular international church in Stockholm - recently hosted its annual GoodLife Street Festival at the junction of Tulegatan and Kungstensgatan. The festival featured an international fashion show, live music, bouncy castle and face painting for kids, food, a Foosball table, and other fun activities.

Celebrating Brazilian Day in Kungsträdgården

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This past weekend, Stockholm’s Brazilian community was out in full force eating, drinking, and dancing in Kungsträdgården.