How to celebrate Mid Summer
Midsummer Day is celebrated during a weekend between June 20 and 26. Its origins are in the celebration of the summer solstice.
Scandinavian Midsummer is a celebration of nature, life and fertility. Many of the traditions are connected with magic and myths, one which is a saying that if a girl picked seven different flowers on this day and put the bouquet under her pillow at night, she would dream of her husband to be…
Midsummer’s Eve is largely a secular celebration, and an opportunity for everyone to have a night out, close to nature. Families gather by the lakes and rivers to have a good time, friends will barbecue or have a picnic and to enjoy the Midnight sun.
The dress code is ‘summer’. Females, both younger girls and women, wearing white dresses and flower crowns.
Below are a few ideas, on how you can create a magical midsummer celebration, Scandinavian style.
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Does this not sound like a great way of celebrating Summer? Who will you be spending the magical Midsummer together with this year? Please let us know by leaving a comment below.