For those of you who have never experienced Lucia, the traditional December 13th candle procession, it's time to partake. Alright, you don't have to wear the candles but at least come hear the singing, observe the delight. For a region of the world that is inundated by dark much of the winter, it is understandable that the hunger for light is imbued into Scandinavian culture. In the case of Lucia, this mixture of religious, atmospheric, and now the comfort of tradition brings some hope and joy to a dark time of year. Here below is a bit more about this tradition...
Stämbandet, Nordic Vocal Ensemble
38 years of making music!
A collection of posts from the 'GRUPP' (pronounced with special emphasis on the Swedish-like U, Stockholm dialect).