The Easter Witches Of Sweden

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Often falling on Easter Sunday, the witches’ Sabbath is an old Swedish superstition from the 16th and 17th centuries where witches were said to commune with Satan in Blåkulla, a place where everything is reversed. On Easter Sunday, Swedish youth used to dress up as witches to convince people that a real witches’ Sabbath was occurring. They would cross-dress and play tricks like knocking over wagons and pouring ash down chimneys. The tradition survives today in a different form; young girls wear aprons and visit family during Easter Sunday. Read full article here

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