Traditions

April Fool's Day is here again - and that's no joke

4:59 min
  • The 1st of April is when media, municipalites and many more try their most creative way of having laugh at their fellow citizens.
  • Or could it be true what the city of Östersund says, that they'll put 8 Australian dolphins in Lake Storsjön?
  • Folklorist Jonas Engman at the Nordic Museum tells Radio Sweden of Sweden's earliest recorded April Fool's - when in 1742 a vicar pranked his congregation.