The Christmas Goat has once again been erected at IKEA in Garðabær, Vísir reports, despite the very real possibility that it will once again be set on fire or torn down by winds.
Many of our readers might be familiar with the continuing misadventures of the beast, which is made of straw fastened around a thin metal frame. Just as is often the case in its native Sweden, the Christmas goat in Iceland has been subjected to all kinds of hardship over the years.
Last year, the goat set itself on fire, in a way – faulty wiring in the Christmas lights reportedly sparked an ignition of the straw, and its glorious destruction was captured on video:
— Guðjón Baldvinsson (@Gauib) October 26, 2015
How long the Christmas goat will last this year still remains to be seen.