It takes a village... and a village of volunteers made it happen on December 4, 2010 in Boston. And not just in Boston, where photos below were taken, but in many cities throughout America. Similar festivities where arranged in many cities - more often than not under the supervision of SWEA, Swedish Women's Educational Association - More info on SWEA Boston:

More info on the Swedish Lucia tradition: Lucia, the Queen of Light and... some lesser known facts on the subject: Carrier of light with a stormy past