Swovan Night is a holiday falling on Taisham 14. Nothing really is known about the holiday save that pine boughs are used to decorate windows and peoples' hair and there is dancing and music.

Noted celebrationEdit

Matrim Cauthon was in Ebou Dar for Swovan Night in 1000 NE. Queen Tylin cajols Mat into spending the night with Beslan.[1] When Mat visited The Wandering Woman, he noticed that the windows had been decorated with pine boughs.[2] During Swovan Night, Mat was attacked by Darkfriends and discovers Birgitte Silverbow's true identity.[3]


  1. A Crown of Swords, Chapter 16
  2. A Crown of Swords, Chapter 17
  3. A Crown of Swords, Chapter 21

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