Swedish word of the day: julgransplundring

January 13th is officially the 20th and final day of Swedish Christmas. 

It’s traditionally marked with the julgransplundring or ‘Christmas Tree plundering’, which marks the end of the festive season. Alternative names are julgransskakning (literally ‘Christmas tree shaking) or Knutsfest (St Knut’s Day). Read more about the history of the date in the article below:

  • Today is the last day of Christmas in Sweden

The celebrations, which have remained mostly the same since the…
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