Easter in Sweden spells high time for witches

4:17 min

Today is Skärtorsdag, the day many kids dress up as påskkärringar or Easter witches, and knock on doors hoping for sweets.

The Easter witch tradition dates back to the 1700s and is inspired by the myths and legends of witches that were said to meet the devil on this day.

Listen in to hear more about what påskkärringar do during the Easter holiday and the modern-day witches who live among us.