There are just some traditions here in december, that hangs on year after year.
And then maybe not. The well-known lucia processions meetings, now resistance and cancellations.
Every year the 13. december around the country you can see a lot of lucia processions in schools and in cities in Denmark.
But it is actually a tradition, which originated from Sweden, which since 1928 has been named a Luciabrud.
And the tradition is a little different in Sweden than in Denmark, where each town elects its Luciabrud, and the 13. december bleak they looked against each other to become Sweden's Luciabrud.
It is simply too difficult to find candidates for the competition, and it means that the celebration is now canceled in 15 out of 33 Swedish municipalities.
"It doesn't fit very well into today's society with all the beauty pageants of young girls. It is problematic. We will not have it anymore," has Viktoria Monk from Hörby Municipality said of the cancellation to the P4 in Sweden.
can chat, have often led to great debates in Sweden. For example, the selected SVT a dark luciabrud back in 2012, but it created a big anger.
Many viewers complained that it humbled them and the Swedish tradition. The winner was also called ‘negerlucia’.
Lucia has nothing with christmas to do, even if it is placed in the middle of December.
the Tradition came to Denmark in 1944 under 2. in world war ii.Updated Date: 10 December 2019, 21:00