This post "Lucia Celebration in Sweden" was originally uploaded by Tyra Hallsénius Lindhe in the blog Tyras Trädgård/ Tyras Garden
13th of December - It is now on this day we celebrate LUCIA. Saint Lucy's Day
Lucia Celebration in Hållnäs Church in the northern part of Uppland, Sweden
A traditional kind of bun is normally eaten on this day, Lussekatt or Lussebulle translated to english "St. Lucia Bun". It is made with saffron.
Although St. Lucia's Day is not an official holiday in Sweden, it is a popular occasion among all ages here in Sweden. Early in the morning we watch the Lucia on the television or "live" at home.