Jul 25, 2012 08:52 BST Christmas at Skansen is more than a month of events and celebrations - from the opening up of the first Christmas market until the fireworks at New Year´s Eve. This year the first market is held on the 24 or November, and the market weekends are November the 24 – 25th, and December the 1 – 2st , 8 – 9th and 15 – 16th with opening hours from 10 am to 4 pm.
Dec 27, 2011 10:05 GMT Every New Year's Eve since 1895, Tennyson's Ring Out Wild Bells has been recited at Skansen by a well-known Swede on the stroke of midnight. The Skansen New Year celebrations attract visitors by the thousand and is put on the air by Swedish Television. The programme starts at 23:10 with music and entertainment.
Nov 23, 2011 06:52 GMT Every year a Lucia is chosen by popular vote, and the winning candidate crowned at Skansen. She then returns to Skansen with her retinue for the traditional celebration on the 13th December. According to the old calendar, the longest night of the year was December 13th. In today's calendars, the winter solstice occurs in the night December 21 or 22, but Lucia´s day is still the 13th.
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Photo: Ola Högberg
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Photo: Anders Bouvin.
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Two children sneak in where they maybe shouldn´t be and who comes there with candles in her hair?
Photo by Ola Högberg.
Nov 04, 2011 09:32 GMT Christmas at Skansen starts on the last weekend in November and last until January 8. During that time a number of houses and workshops are open for visitors showing traditional dinner tables, Christmas trees, Christmas card printing, pottery, glassblowing and much more. This folder contains the whole program and a map over the area.
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