Mid Summer Celebration Ideas

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...

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Swedish Midsummer – Where To Celebrate in London 2017

To celebrate the Swedish Midsummer Festival in London, Scandinavian people (and all those who just love a really good party!) will gather in parks and restaurants all over the city during the last weekend in June. We have a full list on where it all happens. Swedish Midsummer Celebrations 2017 with LondonSwedes Midsummer is according to LondonSwedes the most epic day in the Swedish calendar. So...

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7 perfect dresses for Midsummer – Swedish Style

The best dresses to wear for the Scandinavian mid Summer - as well as a DIY flower crown tutorial. Do not miss out on the most magical night of the year... On one of the longest days of the year, people will gather in parks or by the sea to celebrate Midsummer. They will have a barbeque or a picnic and spend the evening outdoors to enjoy the never ending day light. Midsummer’s Eve was...

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How to Celebrate Scandinavian Midsummer and DIY Flower Crown

In mid-June, school is out and nature has burst into life. It seems like the sun never sets. In fact, in the north of Scandinavia it doesn’t, and in the south only for an hour or two. Most Scandinavians will gather friends and family to celebrate... The actual Summer solstices, the longest day of the year is on the 21 st of June, but most people will be celebrating this weekend. Midsummer’s...

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Celebrate Scandinavian Midsummer in London

A complete guide to Scandinavian Midsummer Celebrations in London 2015. What, where and when. And a basic guide on how to celebrate the longest day of the year like a Scandinavian. What to wear? Informal and summery, white if possible. Flower crown, preferably fresh wild flowers. What to eat? A light picnic, do a barbeque and lots of ice cream. What to do? Dance, sing, make flower crowns, dance...

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Magical Sankt Hans

The celebration of Midsummer Eve or Sankt Hans was from ancient times linked to the summer solstice and was supposedly a night of magic. It varies from country to country when it's celebrated. The Danish and Norwegian celebration takes place on the evening of 23 June. The Swedish celebration used to be on the same day but are now moved to Friday Night between the 19 June and 26 June. The best...

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A midsummer’s night dream – Tina Wodstrup

Did you know that in Scandinavia we celebrate Midsummer - St.Hans with gathering around huge bonfires and singing traditional songs? The night of St. Hans was supposedly a night of magic. If, for instance, a young girl picked seven flowers and put them under her pillow, she would dream of her future husband. Read more about St Hans here norway.org Danish designer Tina Wodstrup has since 2004...

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