Eskilstuna, Sweden Svensk Kräftskiva
Gathering for our annual Kräftskiva
Crawfish Party at Mormor's house.
Instructs us on the Proper Way to Eat Swedish Crawfish
||Anna and Bertil Sing
|Anna & Leif - Helan Går
||Danish Drinking Song
||Anna and Bertil Still Singing
|Johann & Kicki Try the
"English" Version of Helan - Tough!
||Johann & Kicki with "Over the
||Sandra shows us how to eat
We were all in the spirit, ready for that most
intriguing of Swedish traditions.
The table was set, ready for this year's Kräftskiva
The plate of crawfish (kräftor) tempted our tummies!
Sandra makes sure to remind us all of her favorite
part - snaps of Akvavit!
Most important component of a Kräftskiva -
Bertil is ready to sing snapsvisor (Swedish
He is very enthusiastic about drinking songs, as you
A rousing rendition of classic drinking song
Helan Går ensued, followed by snaps
Is that all the aquavit I get?
Leif will drink to that! Skål!
And they're off! Anna leads the charge by
consuming mass quantities of crawfish.
Grandma is clearly enjoying her shrimp and crawfish!
I would say that Sandra had a good time, or what do
What You'll Need to Host Your Own Crayfish Party
own Kräftskiva - August, 2005
Crawfish Party Photos
Bertil on the Proper Swedish Way to Eat Crawfish