Do you speak Norwegian and love their Christmas traditions? The Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran University hosts a Norwegian language Christmas service inside the Ness Chapel (3rd floor) in The Karen H. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (Eastvold). This year, the service will be held on Wednesday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m. This event is free.
Then on Friday, December 6 the Swedish celebration, Sankta Lucia will be held in the Scandinavian Cultural Center, in the lower level of the Anderson University Center at 7:00 p.m. This will include singing, dance and the crowing of this year’s Lucia, which also includes some scholarship money at PLU. Many young children in adorable costumes participate in this event and have been practicing for several weeks. The Sankta Lucia evens ends with the arrival on Santa Claus, dancing around the Christmas tree and cookies, cocoa and coffee.
“God Jul” to all!