Christmas, an annual festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, is celebrated throughout the world but some traditions tend to vary from country to country. So when it comes to talking about celebrating Christmas in Sweden, the country where Volvo was founded, who would be a better person to tell us about it other than Madame Karin Herrström, wife of Swedish Ambassador to Thailand?
Madame Herrström helped mark Christmas at GT Auto-Volvo Witthayu by speaking on the Swedish traditions that are different from other countries. They included the celebration of St Lucia’s day on December 13 which begins with a procession of young girls and boys dressed in white singing traditional songs, as well as the long time tradition of family members gathering in front of the television on Christmas day at 3 p.m. to watch Disney cartoons.
But above all, what remains the same all over the world is that Christmas is an important time to spend with family members and loved ones -- reconnect, refuel and recharge -- and have a great time relishing a big feast and exchanging gifts.
And especially to add a Swedish ambience to the event, Volvo Witthayu served the guests all-time favorite Swedish dishes including, Swedish meat balls, smoked salmon open sandwich, egg with kalles caviar, Prince sausage, and Swedish cheese cake.