. . . and Sven and Lars. The top baby names in Scandinavia for 2018 doesn’t have an Ole or Lena in the bunch. Still want a popular Scandinavian name for your offspring? Here they are by country: Iceland Girls Hekla Embla Anna Emilía Alexandra Bríet Júlía Sara Andrea Freyja … More Move over Ole and Lena . . .
This Tuesday when it is 4:00 in Minnesota they will be ringing in the New Year’s in Finland. At 5:00 Minnesota time Sweden, Denmark and Norway will ring in the new year. So if you decide to go to bed early you can always say you were celebrating on Nordic time. Here are some New… More Ringing In The New Year In Scandinavia
The Yule goat (known as a Julbock in Sweden, Julebukk in Norway, or Olkipukki in Finland) in Nordic countries today is best known as a Christmas ornament. The modern version of the Yule goat figure is a decorative goat made out of straw and bound with red ribbons, a popular Christmas ornament often found under… More Do You Let Christmas Get Your Goat?