A mixture of Lotta celebrates Christmas and Little Red Riding Hood, but looks can be deceiving. The Journal of Carl Larsson shows his daughter Brita as Idun. of Idun says the German Wikipedia: "She is the youngest daughter of the older children of the dwarf Ivaldi and the wife of Bragi divine singer, who won with a song in itself. Idun is the guardian of the golden apples that give the gods eternal youth and thus immortality. "
Santa Lucia’s coming begins feasting, merriment, singing and the spirit of friendliness and goodwill that lasts throughout the Holiday season. According to legend, Lucia was a medieval saint who carried food and drink to hungry folk in the province of Varmland during a period of famine. She was seen across Lake Vanern with her white gown and crown of lights.... There are many legends, but in each one Lucia stands for the symbol of light and hope to all mankind.