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Lucia at Skansen

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Skansen

2021-12-11 — 2021-12-13

The history of Lucia started at Sicily around the year of 280. Ever since, the saint has been met with old pagan traditions and Swedish customs and has risen new traditions as well as become one of the brightest highlights during wintertime. Skansen’s first Lucia was held as early as 1893. Here is this year’s program for the Lucia celebration:

Lucia at Solliden stage

Saturday December 11 at 16:00 Lucia and her retinue performs.

Lucia in Seglora church

Saturday December 11 and Sunday December 12, concerts at 11:00, 13:00 and 14.30.
The concerts are about 30 min long, entry 20 min before start, no entries after start.

Lucia as in the 1920’s in Ordenshuset Brofästet

Saturday December 11 and Sunday December 12, concerts at 11:30, 13:30 and 15.00.
The concerts are about 25 min long, entry 20 min before start, no entries after start.

Lucia with retinue

Monday December 13 at Skansen premises 10–15 performed by young students.

 

Read more about the Lucia celebration along with Skansen’s opening hours and admission fees here.