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Santa Lucia Celebration

Santa Lucia Celebration
Church of the Saviour
2537 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights
December 8, 2018

The Swedish Vasa community hosted a Swedish Lucia celebration on Saturday, December 8, at 4 p.m. at Church of the Saviour in Cleveland Heights.

The program began with a winter concert of the Vasa Voices, directed by Judith Higbee, singing traditional winter and folk songs in Swedish.

Following the vocal concert, the Lucia procession took place.

Santa Lucia procession 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia procession 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia procession 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia procession 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia procession 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia procession 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community



Lucia and her attendants processed and then sang traditional songs.

They told one of the traditional stories of Lucia, a young girl wearing candles in her hair, who brought light and food to the hungry. Lucia is both a tradition in Italy and Sweden.

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*** Santa Lucia concert 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia concert 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia concert 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia concert 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia concert 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Following the program, traditional desserts and beverages were served. Thanks to Harry Weller for the photos.

Santa Lucia kids 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


Santa Lucia kids 2018 in Cleveland by the Swedish community


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