A Crayfish Party to start off the academic year

Summer vacation is over and I have gotten back to Sweden to start off another year of my LL.M. And what better way to start off the year than having a big Crayfish party with my classmates?

So there it was, a huge party tent, 50 people, hand-made party hats and a bunch of crayfish! It was my first time to have crayfish and I was quite thrilled to finally take part in this tradition.

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So if I am going to be honest… I didn’t really like the taste of crayfish. And there’s way too much work around getting them edible – I got tired before I ate one!

Tough little crayfish

Tough little crayfish

However, not all was lost when I discovered my feelings towards crayfish. There was a whole lot of Västerbottenostpaj – a pie made of cheese from Western Bothnia. And… well, I love Västerbottenostpaj!



All in all, it was a great start of the new academic year, a lovely way to catch up with all my classmates and have fun while it’s still warm in Lund.

Find out more about the Crayfish tradition here!

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  • Sadia • 8 Sep 2015 at 5.58 pm Reply

    Hey ! You are a student from the department of law right? I would like to know some details if you can reply about the subject! Thanks

    • Dena
      Dena • 29 Sep 2015 at 6.18 pm Reply

      Hej Sadia,

      Tell me what you want to know, so I can respond.


  • Raghuraman
    Raghu • 8 Sep 2015 at 12.21 pm Reply

    Nice to have you back Dena!

    • Dena
      Dena • 8 Sep 2015 at 3.46 pm Reply

      Tack Raghu! Vi ses snart! 🙂

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