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Here, seven Swedish traditions you can incorporate into your own festivities. #sweden #swedishholidaytraditions #holidaytraditions #holidays #christmas

Here, seven Swedish traditions you can incorporate into your own festivities. #sweden #swedishholidaytraditions #holidaytraditions #holidays #christmas

The Scandinavian Julboch (straw Yule goats) originated from Norse Mythology where as Thor road through the heavens in a chariot pulled by two goats. During the 19th century a Julbock would arrive with gifts for children at Yule festivities, symbolizing the gift giving of Saint Nicholas. Today, the Julbock has long been retired to the Yule tree and has been replaced by the popular American Santa Claus.

The Scandinavian Julboch (straw Yule goat) originated in Norse mythology. Thor rode through the heavens in a chariot pulled by two goats. During the century a Julbock would arrive with gifts for children at Yule festivities.