Swedes are said to go into the woods very early in the morning to hear the birds at sunrise on ascension day, but personally I’ve never seen anyone do that. But it is said to be good luck if a cuckoo is heard from the east or west. This is […]
On Sweden’s Valborg-Walpurgis Eve on April 30th Swedes are lighting bonfires to mark the end of winter and the beginning of spring. From the beginning the traditions comes from Beltane which is the Gaelic May Day festival. Historically, it was widely observed throughout Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man. […]
Whilst not being particularly spoilt by sunlight in the winter, us Swedes tend to spend all our summer energy soaking up the the summer sun. Midsummer Eve, marks the highlight of this summer period and it’s time to celebrate the longest day of the year. During this summer solstice, when […]
National day is a fairly young tradition to us Swedes. Newverthe less it’s time to celebrate the national day in Sweden (also know as the day of the Swedish flag). We celebrate it in memory of when the Swedish King who, in June 6 1809, signed the papers that later […]
We are open over the holidays. The holidays are just around the corner and all the little Maxibit-elves are busy. These are the office hours for Maxibit HQ.