June 3, 2023

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A giant Christmas goat was once again on fire

Cavleboken It has been a target for firefighters ever since it was created in 1966.

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For five years firefighters have not put an end to this giant straw. Goat Gävlebocken, who proudly immigrated to central Sweden, will not be celebrating his fifth consecutive Christmas after being set on fire again on Thursday night, Thursday, December 17th. Eyewitnesses said the fire broke out at around 3:30 a.m. at the BST, police said. One person has been arrested.

The animal is provided by the city of Gävle “The World’s Most Famous Straw Goat” -Who “Romantic Christmas” Still “Fighting matches”– Has been a target for firefighters since birth in 1966.

However, the “Gävlebocken”, which is 13 meters high, has been placed under high surveillance by the guards because in the last 20 years, flames have wiped it out more than ten times.

Gävlebocken has been in Gävle city center on the first Sunday of Advent for over fifty years. It attracts tens of thousands of locals and interested people during the year-end celebrations.

This is a giant edition of the Christmas symbol “Zoolbach” (Christmas goat) in Scandinavia, which looks like the Viking god’s goat and the straw of Christ’s stable.

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