Swedish American Historical Society of Wisconsin Lucia, update

26 11 2019

The 2019 SAHSWI Lucia is 15 year old Hannah Culter, she will lead the procession of Tärnor (maids), Stjarngossar (starboys), Tomtenissar (elves) and Pepparkaksgubbar (gingerbread boys) at the annual Swedish American Historical Society Lucia celebration on Sunday December 8 at Whitnall Park Lutheran Church, Hales Corners. Hannah is of Swedish descent, her grandparents at young age living in Sweden and since then carrying on the Swedish traditions in the US. The program including traditional Swedish Lucia and Christmas songs is directed by SAHSWI member Sonia Hummel. After the Lucia procession, enjoy some traditional Swedish food, dancing around the Christmas Tree and Santa.
Why do Swedes and their descendants celebrate the Sicilian Saint Lucia? Find out more about the History of Lucia
Come and enjoy this wonderful tradition, the event is open to the public at no cost – see Santa Lucia Celebration.