Come on in and let’s have a little fun and explore how the Easter holiday is celebrated in Sweden. Better yet, what the Easter Holiday in Sweden means to me. We’ll take a quick tour around Skåne during the recent Easter break and the Easter (Påsk) holiday weekend.
Easter Break (the week before Easter)
Eva (our Editor) was off from school for the week before Påsk, so we began the holidays with a trip into Lund. She was searching for the perfect feather tree (påskris). There’s a great write-up about the history and the tradition of feather trees as well as Easter over at Watching The Swedes blog. It’s a very interesting tradition that dates back to the 1600’s. Through the years it’s transformed into feather trees and ribbons on trees, some of which have Easter eggs hanging from them. So many choices, so many colors. Which one should it be….