St. Lucia Ball at the House of Sweden Celebrates Holiday Tradition

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Nunu Wako, David Matthew and Jenny M?lqvist

A ST. LUCIA BALL to celebrate the grand Swedish holiday of Santa Lucia, the saint of lights – in the darkest time of the year — was held Saturday night, December 13, at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C. It was a gala evening with a traditional Lucia procession, singing of Christmas music, Swedish (Julbord) cuisine and dancing to live music.

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Sofia Ruhne and Niklas Bengtsson

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Tara Eliza Castillo and Erika Lucas

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Robert Groshon

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Anna Dahl and Suzanne Schols

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Maria Ekman, Astri Kimball and Jennifer Carcich

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Christina Hoffman, Linda Tocchini-Valentini and Robin Lindgren

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Christine Yacoub

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