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How to Celebrate Yule, the Icelandic Christmas

People in Iceland commonly call Christmas “Yule” (Jól in Norse). Celebrating typically starts on Christmas Eve and lasts for about 13 days. The Christmas season is also the longest holiday in Iceland, with all establishments closed at least until December 27. Yule and Christmas Before Christianity was introduced in Iceland, Northern Europeans used to celebrate ...

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Christmas in Reykjavik.