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Swedish community celebrate Lucia at the Residence

13 Dec 2018

Santa Lucia is celebrated on December 13. it is one of the most important Swedish traditional festivities marking the arrival of Santa Lucia (Saint of light), which according to legends, brought "food and help to Christians hidden in the catacombs" using a wreath of candles to "light her way through the catacombs and leaving her hands free to carry as much food as possible."

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