Category: Scandinavia


Favorite international folk- and fairy tales about cats

Animal characters often play important roles in fairy- and folk tales. Sometimes they act as companions, sometimes even as the main characters of our stories. Several characters get special attention and are mentioned frequently...


The scariest folk- and fairytales for Halloween

Historical and cultural backdrop Origin of Halloween On 31st of October we are celebrating Halloween or Hallows Eve. Nowadays kids go from house to house, dressed in fancy costumes and to demand “trick or...


Favorite folk- and fairy tales about greed

Folk- and fairy tales hand down a morality and principles for living together in a society. Since greed is such a wide-spread human trait, it became one of the most famous motives in folk...