Easter in Sweden

This post contains commercial links The Swedes have been celebrating Easter, originally according to the Gregorian Calendar, since 1844. Until 1969 everything was closed on Easter Friday (in Swedish “Långfredag”, or Long Friday) – grocery stores, cinemas, restaurants, clothing stores etc. Of course due to the memory of Jesus Christ. The last supper According toContinue reading “Easter in Sweden”

Liljeholmens

This post contains commercial links Liljeholmens Stearinfabriks AB is the largest candle light producer in the world, as well as one of the oldest (still active) companies in Sweden. Swedish tradition since 1839 The history of Liljeholmen goes all the way back to 1839, in a small wooden cottage in Liljeholmen, Stockholm. After time the methodContinue reading “Liljeholmens”