Saturday, March 22, 2008

Paskafton or Pask Eve or Easter Eve

Tonight is the night that Swedish kids go trick or treating to ward off the witches who are returning from a trip they (the witches) took back on Maundy Thursday. I know, it seems pretty odd to me too but over the last year I've learned several odd Swedish customs ( so I've come to expect the unusual from the land called Sweden and the people from there.
I don't ever plagiarize and my brain is not up for 'restating in my own words' other than my explanation above so here are are bunch of links if you want to learn more about Paskafton and Pask in Sweden:

I'm off to finish filling the kids' Easter baskets and then watch the latest episode of Torchwood.

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