Description: The Midsommar in Sweden is one of the most well-known festivals and even a holiday symbolizing the longest day of the year.
Description: Midsummer may be the most typically Swedish tradition of all. It's June, Sweden is in full bloom and friends and family gather to celebrate, sing and dance.
Description: Celebrate summer at our annual Midsommarfest, complete with food, drinks, home-made Swedish pastries, music and maypole dancing, as well as face painting and games for the kids. Members $8, Non-members $12, Children 4-12 $5. Pay at the door.
Description: Sweden holidays 2019. Sweden holidays 2020. Is Midsummer Day a Public Holiday? Midsummer Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. In 2020 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.
Description: Midsommarfest is one of the most diverse festivals in Chicago. There is really something for everyone at this must-attend festivity. Born out of Andersonville’s Swedish heritage, Midsommarfest will transport you back to the old-world Swedish traditions.
Description: Midsommarfest opens with traditional dancing around the midsummer pole and people can learn to make their own midsummer wreaths. This year, we are proud to announce that the Museum will be hosting a Swedish Food Tent, serving traditional Swedish Meatballs, Swedish Pancakes, Swedish Hot Dog and Rice Pudding.
Description: Midsommarfest, as presented by Skandia Folkdance Society, is a traditional Swedish celebration of the summer solstice, recreated in as authentic a manner as possible, complete with the 2:30 p.m. raising of a garlanded Midsommar pole, a serpentine dance around the pole, and hundreds of costumed musicians and dancers - traditions practiced in Sweden for centuries. Over the years since the 1959 inception of Skandia Midsommarfest, the festival has expand to include contributions from all the ...
Description: Midsummer – or midsommar – is still a huge deal across Sweden, with people young and old getting together to celebrate, either at large community events or smaller gatherings of friends and family.
Description: Midsummer/Saint John's Day-related traditions, church services, and celebrations are particularly important in northern Europe – Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – but is also very strongly observed in Poland, Russia, Belarus, Germany, Netherlands, Flanders, Ireland, parts of the United Kingdom (Cornwall especially), France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Ukraine, other parts of Europe, and elsewhere – such as Canada, the United States, Puerto Rico, and ...
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