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Swedish Lucia tradition celebrated in Shanghai for the fourth year

10 Dec 2018

With girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns carrying candles and singing songs together in the dark, the Lucia celebration represents one of the foremost cultural traditions in Sweden. On December 8, the Swedish Consulate General brought the candlelit Lucia procession to Shanghai for the fourth time in a row.

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Event calendar

  • Bergman seminar poster
    16 Dec 2018
    As grand finale of our celebration of the Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman's 100th anniversary in Shanghai, the Consulate General is organizing a Bergman seminar on Sunday December 16 at Hotel Equatorial.
  • Lucia2018
    08 Dec 2018
    Saturday December 8, the Swedish Consulate General is bringing the candlelit Lucia procession to Shanghai for the fourth time in a row.
  • Elias poster
    30 Nov 2018
    As part of the Sino-Nordic music project "Music by Design", Swedish soul singer Elias is coming on a China tour. He will perform in Yiwu, Shanghai, Luoyang and Beijing from November 30 to December 4.
  • Postiljonen
    22 Nov 2018
    The Swedish-Norwegian dream pop band Postiljonen is on an Asia tour taking them to Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and Hong Kong, finishing with a concert in Shanghai on November 22.
  • Göteborgs Symfoniker Piano Quartet
    13 Nov 2018
    The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Piano Quartet will perform in Shanghai between November 13 to 15. The concert is one of four Swedish program titles in Shanghai International Arts Festival 2018.
  • Noetic Untitled Black
    10 Nov 2018
    November 10 and 11, as a part of the 20th Shanghai International Arts Festival, Swedish GöteborgsOperans Danskompani dances in Shanghai.

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