Kuksa, a traditional wooden drinking cup usually hand carved from Birch burl. A cultural artefact from the Sami people of Lapland, they have come to symbolise unity between a people and their wilderness.
Swedish and Finnish Easter Tradition: Children dressed up as witches with long skirts, colorful headscarves and painted red cheeks, go from house to house in the neighborhood and present the occupants with in the hope of getting sweets in return.
Santa Claus, dressed in a traditional Finnish costume, totes a bag of toys in Rovaniemi, Finland. ~~~ although this says "traditional Finnish costume", the Joulupukki I grew up knowing was dressed in dark colours.