Sweden’s National Day gets its date of 6th June from Gustav Vasa’s coronation in 1523, but it hasn’t been that big of a deal for the Swedes until it was made a public holiday in 2005. So in the past decade the day has been finding its new form and now there are many celebrations […]
Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm
- by Solveig Rundquist
- 5 Jun 2014
Rumour has it that Sweden’s National Day began in 1523 when Gustav Vasa was crowned, but it wasn’t made a public holiday until 2005. But either way it’s a cause to celebrate – choose a century and go from there!