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Swedish culture & traditions

What is a 'fika'? Who is the lady in the white nightgown with candles in her hair, who appears every year on 13 December? Why do I have to take my shoes off when I go to friends' houses? Do I have to eat the pickled herring?

Find the answer to these and many more questions about Swedish cultures and traditions by following the links below.

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