Gustav Adolfsdagen

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Gustav II Adolf by unknown contemporary artist

For those of you that are new in Gothenburg, here´s a very short history lesson. Friday this week,the 6th of November, is Gustav Adolfsdagen /Gustav Adolf day in remembrance of king Gustav II Adolf. Here in Gothenburg this is celebrated by eating Gustav Adolfsbakelser/Gustav Adolf pastries. So be sure to get one for yourself!

In Finland Gustav Adolfsdagen is called Svenska dagen/Swedish day and is celebrated among Finlands Swedish-speaking minority.

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