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Luciadag

St. Lucy’s Day
  • Children participate in Luciadag procession December 13. Photo credit: Scanpix

Luciadag, or St. Lucy’s Day, is celebrated today by Danish Christians with a corridor procession of candle-bearing young women dressed in white, led by a young “Lucia bride” wearing a crown or garland of candles. Hymn singing, especially about Santa Lucia, is an important part of the feast.

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