Interesting Place - Finland - Christmas Fact

Turku is the official Christmas City of Finland.

(The Declaration of Christmas Peace has been taking place there every year, almost uninterrupted since the Middle Ages (records show it was cancelled in 1939 during the Winter War).

The declaration takes place at 12 noon in the Old Great Square of Turku, on the day of Christmas Eve. The declaration ceremony begins with the hymn Jumala ompi linnamme (Martin Luther's Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott) and continues with the Declaration of Christmas Peace read from a parchment roll in Finnish and Swedish.  It is broadcast on TV and radio, and of course nowadays the internet.

 The old laws guarantee everyone Christmas peace from Christmas Eve until the end of Christmastide on St Knut's Day.

I wonder if we could extend that.)

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