Today it’s Valborg (Walpurgis night); we celebrate the arrival of spring, in many parts of Sweden with bonfires and choirs. It is also King Carl XVI Gustaf’s birthday and hence a flag day.
Listen to this beautiful song, in Swedish, by popular Håkan Hellström; “Valborg“.
This week in some of my Swedish conversation classes we have been working with articles and text related to Valborg. Here is a link to one of the texts, from Sydsvenskan.