Christmas in Denmark

The Countdown The countdown till Christmas already begins in mid-November. D'Angleterre revealed their Christmas facade on 22 November and the streets of central Copenhagen are decorated and lit. At home, the countdown officially begins on 1 December. Typically families have a calendar candle (kalenderlys) which has the numbers from 1-24 written on it and the … Continue reading Christmas in Denmark

Santa Lucia

Tomorrow is Lucia Day - originally a celebration of the Catholic saint Santa Lucia who's name means "light". Every year on December 13th this day is celebrated in schools and kindergartens, churches and elderly homes all over Denmark. It is a tradition that celebrates the life of Santa Lucia. Traditionally, a young girl is chosen … Continue reading Santa Lucia

Christmas Events 2019

Here’s a list of some of the many Christmas markets, events and lightning of the Christmas Trees for our dear subscribers and readers. We hope you will enjoy! Open until 5 January: If you live close to Copenhagen it is a must to experience Christmas in Tivoli! It’s beautiful with thousands of Christmas lights and … Continue reading Christmas Events 2019