The idea of a singular Santa Claus has brushed aside in favour of thirteen “Yule Lads” who deliver various kinds of mischief (and sometimes gifts if you leave a shoe out for them). These Yule Lads come down from the mountains where they reside with their troll parents Grýla and Leppalúði and the Christmas cat.
We’ve curated a bunch of lyrics and related photos (taken by @catgbeck) inspired by some our favorite local performers to get you excited about your upcoming trip to Iceland, or to make you nostalgic about your past experiences!
Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, there are times when mother nature does not keep up her end of the bargain. There are a couple of scenarios whereby you may not end up seeing the lights and we plan to explore those situations here.