Saint Knut celebration in Sweden

Saint Knut celebration in Sweden

Next Monday, January 13, the feast of Saint Knut is celebrated in almost all the Scandinavian peninsula. This is a themed festival that commemorates and celebrates the end of Christmas. If, exactly as you have heard, there is a celebration explicitly to commemorate the end of the Christmas celebrations, you still don’t fully believe it? The festival originated in Sweden during the reign of King Knut in the year 1000. The data is on the Internet and you can check it out without fail. You’ll see that we’re not lying to you…

We know that in the rest of the world Christmas ends at the end of the year or on January 6th with the arrival of the Three Kings. Well, in Sweden Christmas doesn’t officially end until January 13 (Saint Knut’s Day) and this makes for a rather special celebration that is worth knowing…

 

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