Yule in Iceland
Christmas, Jul, Noel, Weihnachten

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Yuletide Lads
Click on the names of the Jólasveinar to see a translation
Dec. 12th
Dec. 13th
Dec. 15th
Dec. 16th
Dec. 17th
Dec. 18th
Dec. 19th
Dec. 20th
Dec. 21st
Dec. 22nd
Dec. 23rd
Dec. 24th

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Icelandic - Yule Cards

If you are in a hurry,
Click HERE for The Jólasveinar,
and the Advent Calendar is HERE

Welcome to Iceland and the Yule Traditions and Yule Lore found here. On these pages you will find some information about Yule traditions in ancient and modern times.

Jólasveinarnir, The Yuletide Lads, will visit these pages starting on December 12th, as you can see in the list at the left.
The Icelandic Jólasveinar leave small gifts for good children, who put their shoes on the windowsill at night.
The Jólasveinar will also leave a Cyber-gift for you each day, as they arrive in town from the mountains, where they live for most of the year.

We are using the English word Yule instead of Christmas as we want to emphasize the close connection the English and Icelandic languages had in the past when the tongues were essentially the same.

We hope you will enjoy your visit here as this is the last Yule that we will bw on the net. So after January 7th 2014, Yule in Iceland will be "off the air", so to speak. There are a lot of good sites on the net now, and we thank you for all your visits and comments. Live long and prosper.

 The Yule Pages:  

The Advent Calendar

If you would like to know more about Iceland,

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