I already posted about the Swedish Santa Lucia tradition in a post three years ago, so if you wish to know something more about it you can go here. I went again, yesterday evening, to listen to the Paris Swedish Church choir. They performed this time at the “Cité International Unviersitaire”, some kind of a Paris University Campus, on which I also already posted.
You should normally be greeted in the early morning December 13 by some nice, singing, young ladies, but to see them and listen to them the night before was quite OK.
I was impressed by the very good singing of a number of traditional songs, including of course the Santa Lucia song (you can listen to it here by some other performers). A Swedish Lucia and her colleagues should obviously still be blond.
There was a nice crowd of students from all countries listening to them (and also some ex-students). The traditional “glögg” (vin chaud, Glühwein, mulled wine) was served to the audience.