Welcome to 2023's Swedish Lucia celebration in Sydney! - Svenskor i Sydney
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Lucia Celebrations in Sydney 2023 Sydney

You are invited to Swedish Women in Sydney’s traditional Swedish Lucia celebration in Sydney!

Who would have thought a year could go by so fast? We have already had a whiff of the scent of mulled wine in the distance and started dreaming of the queen of light – Lucia – and her entourage, star boys and Santas. Welcome to Swedish Lucia celebration in Sydney!

So, take a moment out of your busy schedule and find your moment of Zen!

You are welcome to take a deep breath, leave the year behind and recharge for Christmas with Swedish Women in Sydney Association (SiS). All while soaking up the Swedish Lucia and Christmas atmosphere, catching up with old friends and meet new ones, over an Advent coffee in our pop-up café during SiS’s traditional Lucia celebration. We serve saffron buns and gingerbread, tea, and coffee, plus drinks for the little ones.  Welcome to Swedish Lucia Celebration in Sydney!

Nothing smells more like Swedish Christmas than mulled wine. We will be serving mulled wine during the day.

NB! Bring cash – Cash Only.

We do it together! What? Swedish Lucia celebration in Sydney!

SiS Lucia is a wonderful opportunity to be a part of an old Swedish tradition and mingle amongst friends of all ages. Together we create loads of Swedish Christmas ambience with Christmas and Lucia songs.

PS! You may or may not be familiar with the concept of Lucia. If you are new to Lucia, find out all the essential information here Lucia – what is it?  or just turn up on the day and experience Lucia firsthand. That is the best and most enjoyable way! Here, you can find more information on Swedish traditions, culture, and facts & figures.

We will have ring dancing around the Christmas tree for the little ones as well as the big kids (aka adults) led by the grand Queen of ring dancing in NSW – guaranteed superior results.

The children can try their luck at fishing in the fishpond. Lottery sale and great prizes.

If the weather permits, we will play games in the garden (adults and kids).

Do you want to join the SiS Lucia procession? We need you! A red love heart

Everyone welcome – young and old! If you want more information or to register an interest for you or your child to Lussa (that is – partake in the Lucia procession), e-mail Susan svenskorisydney(at)gmail.com or SMS/call us on 0474 883 018. If you or your child wants to join the Lucia procession, you must register by contacting Susan as above.


1pm                               The Event Opens

We will be preparing for the ring dance. The café opens – mingle and fika* with mulled wine from our pop-up café. If the weather permits, we play some games in the park outside – adults and children alike *fika is at the core of Swedish culture – like a social glue 

2:15pm to 2:45pm              Song and Dance around the Christmas tree.

2:45pm to 3pm                   Preparation for Lucia!

We create the Lucia procession – this uniquely Swedish tradition – together! We are calling all children and adults who wish to take part. NB! You must register if you are interested. See intro.

3:00pm to 3:30pm             Lucia procession!

3:30pm to 4pm                   Fishpond

4:00pm                               Event is completed.

NB! The times of the activities are approximate. The schedule may change.

When Where How

WHERE: 7 Macpherson Street, West Ryde, NSW 2114

The event is held in The Temple Society’s premises.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: 7 minutes’ walk from the nearest train station, which is Meadowbank.

WHEN: Saturday 9 December

TIME: 1pm-4pm (approximately)

PARKING: On street parking

Admission: $7 per adult/free admission for children under 16 years of age. Purchase your ticket HERE NB! Only pre-purchased tickets allow entrance.

More info: svenskorisydney (at) gmail.com or call/SMS 0474 883 018

Warmly Welcome,

A red love heart


SiS Board


Subject to changes in the program. Holding times are approximate. Limited places.

The Lucia event is organised by the SiS board – we are all volunteers.


Contact: svenskorisydney (at) gmail.com OR ring/SMS på 0474 883 018


SiS var etablerat 1960 och har sedan dess blivit den självklara mötesplatsen för svenska kvinnor i Sydney. Svenskor i Sydney (SiS) är den av de svenska klubbarna/föreningarna som har varit etablerad längst läs mer om oss här


For more information about SiS – established 1960 and the longest established association of all Swedish associations in Sydney, click here . 

Date(s) - 09/12/2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm