Merry mid winter festival

As a non-Christian I mostly celebrate something called as Kekri. The exact time for that is in the end of November but modern western society gives time to spend that only now, when most of the Finns who are Lutherans are having Christmas.

And the way how we Finns spend these holidays is very heavily oriented on eating well and staying at home with family. In news they told a book is still the most popular Christmas present here in Finland. This means that we Fins usually also spend the winter holidays reading those books.

Another popular way to spend time is playing all kinds of board games. For my family the greatest game at the moment is Carcassonne. What makes the game so great is that during the game there can be many twists on who's in the lead and yet you can't be quite sure who's going to win until in the very end of the game when all the points are counted.

So, Merry Kekri, Christmas or what ever you celebrate at this time of the year.

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21 thoughts on “Merry mid winter festival

  1. we are celebrating christmas so i would say, Happy Christmas to you and your family Sami. :wine:

  2. Folks, i hope you ate well and had a jolly good Kekri :happy: I again put the Santa costume on to act as Santa for Sari's grand daughter Sara (2 years old). Santa scared her a little but after all she was very happy when she got so many nice new toys :hat: :wizard:

  3. :yes: And off from work still :happy: i only hope to get some sunny weather to get out shooting nice pictures :up: How it is going there Selurus? Much warmer climate I presume ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. :yes: warmer compared to Europe. I think it's pleasant climate. Best time of the year to visit places ๐Ÿ˜‰

  5. Happy Holidays Sami :hat: and looking forward to more Silly fun with you in the new year ๐Ÿ˜€

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