Sweden’s S. Lucia comes to Rome

13-15 Dec. The Swedish embassy in Italy brings S. Lucia to various locations around Rome, sharing one of Sweden’s best-loved traditions with the capital between Tuesday 13 and Thursday 15 December.

This year’s choir of young students from Stockholm will perform Swedish traditional Christmas songs, carols and hymns at: Piazza di Pietra on Tuesday 13 Dec at 19.30; Biblioteca Centrale Ragazzi on Via S. Paolo alla Regola 15/18 on Wednesday 14 Dec at 17.00; and at the IKEA store at Porta di Roma on Thursday 15 Dec at 15.30.

The event at Piazza di Pietra also includes Swedish Christmas treats such as glögg (hot spiced wine) and pepparkakor (ginger bread biscuits).

For more details see Facebook event page and for an insight into Rome's Swedish community, see Wanted in Rome feature article.