Jette Frölich Design is truly magical Scandinavian Christmas decoration. The Danish designer has since 1966 designed paper mobiles. Then her beautiful design was discovered and featured by the acclaimed Danish interior magazine “Bo Bedre” -and the decoration adventure took off…
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© Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, Wikipedia
The much anticipated annual family event is nearly here… For many Londoners the lightning ceremony of the Norwegian Christmas tree and the carol singing in Trafalgar Square is the very first sign of Christmas.
Ice skating in London is a wonderful experience, wether it’s in the court of Somerset House or underneath the towering skyscrapers in Canary Wharf. It’s an annual event, taking place around the capital, from October to February. Get ready to hit the ice together with family and friends with our guide to the best London ice rinks this Christmas.
© Bærums Verk, Christmas Shopping in Norway
Dreaming of Lapland and travelling to the Winter Wonderland of Scandinavia this Christmas? In addition to meeting Father Christmas in person there’s also annual festive fairs in Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo. But there will also be some fantastic Scandinavian Christmas Markets taking place in London this year too…
Not too different from Halloween and go trick and treating, Julebukking is a Scandinavian tradition, originating from the Norse times; Between Christmas day and New Years Eve, in the time Scandinavians call “Romjul” children will dress up and go from door to door with lanterns and baskets, to collect sweets.
© Maileg Advent Calendar from 2011
Don’t you just love being waked up by excited children, rising early and in pyjamas and bare feet running downstairs? Just imagine their happy faces and eager little hands, when they one tippitoes are trying to reach up to todays surprise in the Advent Calendar!
An Advent calendar isn’t only a countdown to Christmas. It also takes you through the dark, cold and wet month of December. And making one could be the perfect little diy project this autumn. Below is favourite Advent Calendars, Scandinavian style of course.