Sweden's S. Lucia comes to Rome

8-9 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 8 and Wednesday 9 Dec.

This year’s choir of young students from Stockholm will perform Swedish traditional Christmas songs, carols and hymns at: Basilica di S. Maria in Trastevere on Tuesday 8 Dec at 17.30, Piazza di Pietra (8 Dec at 19.30), the IKEA store at Porta di Roma (Wednesday 9 Dec at 11.00) and the Biblioteca Europea on Via Savoia 13/15 (9 Dec at 17.30).

There are also Swedish Christmas treats such as glögg (hot spiced wine) and pepparkakor (ginger bread biscuits). For more details see Facebook event page.