Tagged: Christmas goat

Why a goat?

Why are goats a thing in Swedish Christmas? Let’s look at the historical lore on the origins of the Christmas goat.

When will the goat burn?

I’m feeling a bit cold today and thinking of ways to warm up, so of course my thoughts are turning toward the giant straw Christmas goat that sits in the city of Gävle.

Christmas goat

Christmas goat A straw Christmas goat guards the presents under the tree. The tradition is very old and is thought...