Monthly Archives: November 2010

‘Advent’ in Sweden – waiting for Arrival

Swedish Christmas starts with ‘Advent’ – “waiting for Arrival.” Almost as important as Lucia in Sweden, is the season of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas. ‘Första Advent’ – First day of Advent In people’s homes, the approach of Christmas … Continue reading

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Swedish Christmas in America

Celebrating a Swedish Christmas in America is all about picking up the appropriate Swedish or Scandinavian Christmas decorations and preparations of food items, candy or special baked goods. You find a condensed guide to a Swedish Christmas by getting ‘God … Continue reading

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A service to the Swedish communities in America since 1872

Nordstjernan is the Swedish newspaper in America. Nordstjernan has in recent years become a platform for Swedes and Swedish-Americans to meet, both online and in print. As you browse the online appearance of this classic newspaper, please remember the actual printed pages … Continue reading

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