Welcome to our Newbie advent calendar. The final information to embracing all that’s distinctive when celebrating this Christmas season like a real Swede.
So, Christmas is simply across the nook and it’s fairly attainable you’ve heard folks at work or faculty speaking about Advent. But what’s Advent?
Advent comes from the Latin phrase ‘Adventus’ and simply means ‘arrival’. It’s celebrated right here by lighting a candle each Sunday, starting 4 weeks earlier than Christmas. The candles are stated to signify HOPE, LOVE, JOY & PEACE… Exactly what our world wants proper now!!
For most Swedes there may be a lot extra to advent than lighting candles nevertheless. Join us over the following 24 days, as we unveil a number of the time honoured and infrequently quirky traditions which can be symbolic of Sweden at this really magical time of 12 months.
Swede’s do issues in another way, however how? We’re going to contemplate all the things from music, food and drinks, recipes and enjoyable info to customs and festivities each outdated and new. Even in terms of the principle occasion, Christmas is definitely celebrated right here on December twenty fourth!
Are you curious as to what makes Christmas in Scandanavia so particular? If you might be visiting Sweden, transferring to Sweden or simply keen on how one can Swedify your Christmas preserve a glance out for our day by day advent calendar beginner insights.
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