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La celebración navideña de Santa Lucía en Suecia

The Celebration of Saint Lucy's Day in Sweden

Victor Navarro Guedes
2006

Santa Lucía de Tirajana /  La celebración navideña de Santa Lucía en Suecia   Santa Lucía de Tirajana /  La celebración navideña de Santa Lucía en Suecia

Description

Bronze sculpture of a woman representing Saint Lucia with a wire crown covered with whortleberry-twigs with candles and a so-called star boy with a cone-shaped hat, holding a candle in his hand (see St. Lucy's Day on Wikipedia).

On the back of the sculpture is an inscription with handwritten letters.

Inscription(s)

Esta imagen
representa
la Lucia de
Suecia símbolo
de la luz
En el oscuro
universo, es
nuestro
homenaje y
deseo de que
los suecos en
este municipio de
Santa Lucia, se sientan acogidos
y guiados por la luz de la
razón y el calor, que
significa como tir(?) una figura
ancestral.
Santa Lucia a 13 – 12 – 2006
Kerto F. G.

This image
representing
Lucia of
Sweden, symbol
of light
in the dark
universe, is
our
tribute and
hope that
the Swedes in
this municipality of
Santa Lucia, feel welcomed
and guided by the light of
reason and heat, which
means as ... an ancestral
figure.
Santa Lucia, 13-12-2006
Kerto F. G.

Santa Lucía de Tirajana - La celebración navideña de Santa Lucía en Suecia

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Location (N 27°54'45" - W 15°32'30")

Item Code: esca177; Photograph: 8 January 2015
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