Lakselaget DC Annual Norwegian Christmas Luncheon/Julefest
Seasons 52, 7863 Tysons Corner, McLean, VA
On Saturday, December 1, we will have our Annual Norwegian Christmas Luncheon (Julefest), and we look forward to seeing everyone there! Feel free to bring your family and friends and join us at Season's 52, at Tyson's Corner. We will meet at 11:30 AM, for our delightful celebration of the Norwegian Christmas season. LIVE Musical Guests will be there to help us celebrate, followed by a delicious lunch with Norwegian Kransekake for dessert, as well as fellowship and fun as the holiday season begins.
Please RSVP your attendance soonest so that we can be sure to have room for everyone.
Our Musical Guests: Santa Lucia Celebration from the House of Sweden
“FOR 20-25 years we have arranged the traditional Lucia procession in Washington,” says Kerstin Hendrickson, who was one of the initiator of this Swedish tradition in the nation’s capital, and is now the coordinator and leader of the group. She works together with Steven Brodd. Mr. Brodd is the organist in Augustana Lutheran Church on New Hampshire Avenue in Northwest D.C., the church where the Swedish community gathers for monthly services. THE SANTA LUCIA tradition, which originated in Italy, has become a venerated Swedish Christmas holiday tradition and is celebrated everywhere in Sweden on Dec. 13. A young girl is selected to play the role of Lucia, and she leads a procession wearing a long white robe with a red ribbon, and a crown of lighted candles in her hair. In Norway, people celebrate Santa Lucia in the same manner.
We look forward to seeing you all on December 1 and wish you all God jul!