Have Yourself a Truly Scandinavian Christmas

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Have Yourself a Truly Scandinavian Christmas

Ranging from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard, have yourself a nordic noel with the very best Scandinavian Christmas tales. Have yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas.

Have yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas… Of visions and prophesies seen in dark, dark woods. Of toys and trees come to life. Of trolls raising chaos, and of families torn apart — only to be brought back together by festive cheer.

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Have Yourself a Truly Scandinavian Christmas
Have yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas

In this collection, classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen and Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlof blend with modern day stories from Karl Ove Knausgaard and Vigdis Hjorth. Each touch on the warm and wild spirit of Christmas, where the coziness and contentment of the season can often give way to the unexpected, magical and sometimes mystical.

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A smorgasbord of strange literary gifts, let A Scandinavian Christmas transport you to a winter wonderland in which fantasy, the fantastic and the festive combine for your reading delight.

Have Yourself a Truly Scandinavian Christmas
Let A Scandinavian Christmas transport you to a winter wonderland with fantasy

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The whole of December is building up towards the most important holiday of the year for many people. Shops and supermarkets try to add Christmas atmosphere by putting on decorations and playing Christmas music. You also probably have a Christmas playlist.

As it happens, most Christmas songs we hear are in English, even here in Scandinavia. Today we would like to challenge you to spice up your playlist with a couple of Scandinavian songs.

The whole of December is building up towards the most important holiday of the year for many people. Shops and supermarkets try to add Christmas atmosphere by putting on decorations and playing Christmas music. You also probably have a Christmas playlist.

As it happens, most Christmas songs we hear are in English, even here in Scandinavia. Today we would like to challenge you to spice up your playlist with a couple of Scandinavian songs.

 

December means that the jul-vibes are copious in many countries! The Scandinavian countries are no exception. When strolling through towns, you’ll see lights, decorations, and hear sweet Christmas tunes pumped out of speakers to get folks in the holiday mood.

Much like in the U.S., Swedes have a few classic Christmas songs that just about everyone knows and loves…until you can’t get them out of your head!  Below is one Swedish translation of a more solemn Christmas classic that you’ll probably recognize:

We wish all our readers A Merry Christmas!

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Journalist, PR and marketing consultant Tor Kjolberg has several degrees in marketing management. He started out as a marketing manager in Scandinavian companies and his last engagement before going solo was as director in one of Norway’s largest corporations. Tor realized early on that writing engaging stories was more efficient and far cheaper than paying for ads. He wrote hundreds of articles on products and services offered by the companies he worked for. Thus, he was attuned to the fact that storytelling was his passion.

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