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SWEA Toronto Christmas Festival
Nov. 23 - 24, 2013 Christmas shopping, entertainment, food, sweets and much more!

TORONTO, ON (Nov. 12, 2013) – SWEA Toronto celebrates the holidays with its Swedish Christmas Festival at Harbourfront Centre, Nov. 23 - 24, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sunday closes at 4 p.m.). All events are FREE!

Join us for festive entertainment with two shows daily featuring the renowned Lucia pageant – a procession of children singing traditional Swedish Christmas carols. Lucia is the symbol of goodness and light that opens the Christmas season. Other entertainment includes traditional folk dancing, children’s crafts, dancing around the Christmas tree and more.

Patrons can also purchase traditional Swedish gifts including clogs, homemade crafts, textiles, delicacies, glögg (mulled wine) and much more.

What: SWEA Toronto Christmas Festival – a fabulous Christmas shopping experience.

When: Nov. 23, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nov. 24, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: York Quay Centre –Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, M5J 2G8

For additional information and complete event listings, please visit or call 416-973-4000.

SWEA Toronto, Swedish Women’s Educational Association International Inc. is a global not-for-profit organization for Swedish-speaking women in 34 countries and 73 chapters, supporting student exchange programmes, and various cultural and educational activities.

Harbourfront Centre is a Canadian charity operating the 10 prime acres of Toronto’s central waterfront as a free and open public site. We celebrate the multiplicities of cultures that comprise Canada and enliven the city through the creative imaginations of artists from across the country and around the globe.

Media Contacts:
SWEA Toronto: Birgitta Sigfridsson-Harquail, 647 973-6224,
Harbourfront Centre: Althea Linton, 416-973-4428,

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