In this digital Christmas goodie bag, we have gathered a selection of holiday-related treats from Lund University to watch and read during the winter holidays.
Did the right house win?
The annual Gingerbread House Contest for international students ended in early December. Here are the tasty creations that won the promised eternal glory and big goodie-bag with Swedish Christmas treats.
Why we eat what we eat on the Swedish Christmas Smörgåsbord
Lund University ethnologist and food culture researcher, Håkan Jönsson, shares the history of the delicacies on the Swedish Christmas dinner table in a short film.
Click here to watch the film about Swedish Christmas food
Meatballs at Christmas in Sweden – why are they there and why are they so important?
Click here to read our article about why Swedes eat meatballs for Christmas
Feel-good Christmas music
Many people have already tuned in for this year’s Alumni Network Lucia celebration with Carolinae Damkör live streamed from the University auditorium on 13 December. If you haven’t already seen it, or want to tune in again, sit back, relax, take a sip of glögg and enjoy the recorded celebration on YouTube.
Click here to watch the 2021 Alumni Network Lucia celebration with Carolinae Damkör
You can also find last year’s digital holiday concert for Lund University alumni here:
Click here to watch the concert
And some other treats
Five top advices for an alternative Christmas holiday (in Swedish)
Click here to go to the article
Meet current students in the Lundagård advent calendar (in Swedish)
Click here to go to Lundagård’s website
Fun facts and experiments in the LTH Christmas calendar (in Swedish)
Click here to go to the calendar
We wish all alumni and friends a merry Winter Holiday and a very happy New Year!