To all the international students who spend their summer semester here in Lund: congratulations you definitely chose the right time to be here. To all the Swedes: tack så mycket for being as you are and for your great student traditions. This spring will be awesome! So time to get psyched and start the countdown to the last of April!
As with many Swedish holidays, it’s really hard to tell the original reason behind it: Maybe a Christian tradition? Or maybe it is related to the current amount of sunshine? It is very unclear, and even the Swedes seem to have a pretty fuzzy understanding of the story behind Valborg (or Sista April as students call it in Lund to express their distinction from the ‘rivals’ in Uppsala who call it Valborg).