Posts Tagged ‘scandinavia’


Radio Riel will cel­e­brate St Lucy’s Day, Decem­ber 13, with Luci­afest, a Swedish cus­tom dat­ing to the late 18th cen­tu­ry that has spread through­out Scan­di­navia. The hol­i­day tra­di­tion­al­ly includes the eldest daugh­ter in a fam­i­ly, robed in white, bring­ing cof­fee and saf­fron buns called lussekatt to her par­ents while wear­ing a crown of (lit!) can­dles. Mod­ern pub­lic pro­ces­sions […]

Terpsichore Tuesday: Finland!

Tonight’s Terp­si­chore Tues­day will have a sam­pling of music from Fin­land (and near­by coun­tries). Please join us in Sec­ond Life at the Har­bor­side Hori­zon Ball­room, 5–6:30pm SLT, or lis­ten in on Radio Riel’s main stream. Remem­ber: It’s Sec­ond Life—We can dance to any­thing!

From the Library: Northern Seas

Today’s pro­gram fea­tures tra­di­tion­al music (and mod­ern inter­pre­ta­tions of tra­di­tion­al music) from Scan­di­navia, from Fin­land to Orkney. From the Library is pro­duced by Radio Riel in con­junc­tion with the Alexan­dri­an Free Library Con­sor­tium of Sec­ond Life. You can lis­ten to the pro­gram now in-world at, or click one of the but­tons below. Today’s pro­gram […]

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