See a slide show of sixty Lucias in Finland, one for each year 1950-2009.
Archive for December 13th, 2010
Lucia is celebrated tomorrow in New Sweden, Maine at the elementary school at 6:30 as has been the tradition for many years.
Around the world many versions of Lucia will take place.
In Helsinki, Finland the elected Lucia will descend the steep steps and ride in a beautiful carriage through the city streets in a parade.
In British Columbia, Canada students of the Scandinavian and Nordic Cultural Association present their version.
A youtube clip from Sweden in 2002 shares the young girls singing Santa Lucia.
In Mora, Sweden the Saint Lucia procession arrives at the old church in a horse-drawn sleigh.
Even New Zealand celebrates Lucia!