Scandinavia’s Mardi Gras ‘Fastelavn’ is celebrated on the Sunday or Monday before Ash Wednesday, based on the Roman Catholic tradition of celebrating the days before Lent. It’s above everything a celebration for the children, with a carnival, sweet treats and decorations. Read on to see how to celebrate Fastelavn like a Scandinavian!
Lucia Celebration in London is one of the most important and popular Church services among Scandinavians in London. To many Lucia has become part of their Christmas traditions, and so the tickets sell out fast.
The definition of Hygge? In Danish, hygge (pronounced “HUE-gah”) is simply the Danish ritual of enjoying life’s simple pleasures. Here are 5 easy steps on how you can create Hygge in your home.
The Norwegian National Day is celebrated every year in Southwark Park in London with thousands of Norwegian gathering to walk in the parade, eat hot dogs and sing the national anthem together. Many will bring a picnic and the children can play all day. This is arguably one of the best family festivals there is in the British capital. Yet unknown to many!
Icelandic National Day is an annual holiday in Iceland which commemorates the foundation of The Republic of Iceland on 17 June 1944 and its independence from Danish rule. And this is how it’s being celebrated!
Father’s Day is soon approaching. Besides the lovely home made cards and the precious hugs and kisses he will receive from his kids on the day… here are our Scandinavian Style Father’s Day Gifts!