The feast of Lucia

One of my favourite days of the year is December 13, when Swedish people gather to remind each other that the winter and the darkness and the cold won’t last forever. Through a peculiar merging of an Italian legend about a saint and a time-honoured Swedish tradition where medieval young men got drunk and brawled in the streets, we now have a procession of light accompanied by lovely Christmas and Advent carols. Here is an example.

In this video, though, it’s just me. 🙂 I was inspired by this phenomenal lady and her breath-taking Lucia videos to make my own version, complete with flu-y singing voice! 😀 Enjoy. 😉

2 thoughts on “The feast of Lucia

  1. Pete Hillman December 13, 2016 / 7:34 pm

    What a wonderful tradition. And lovely singing, even though you are getting over the flu! Thank you for sharing, Ingela 🙂

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