St. Croix Heritage

Lucia Celebration in Swedish

by St. Croix Scenic Byway on June 9, 2013

Lucia Celebration in SwedishEach year in early December, Gammelgården Museum in Scandia celebrates Lucia Dagen.  The celebration of Lucia brings light to the very dark days of December and marks the beginning of the Swedish Christmas season.

This is a recording of a brief Lucia Swedish prayer service held at Gammelgården in the Gammel Krykan, oldest Lutheran church in Minnesota, built in 1856.  Each year following the prayer service a Swedish breakfast with traditional Swedish music is held in the Scandia Community Center.

Lucia Celebration in Swedish


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