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: Jun 07, 2018 · 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.. Almost everyone gets to finish work early on Midsummer’s Eve, leading to a mass exodus from cities like Stockholm and out into the countryside, where meadows full of wild flowers are at their ...
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Description: The most unique way of celebrating it happens to be in Sweden, in which “Midsommarafton” (Midsummer's Eve) and “Midsommardagen” (Midsummer's Day) take a special role. When Midsommar is a holiday around the summer solstice, originating from the time before Christianity.
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Description: Jun 19, 2011 · MaineSwedishColony.info makes connections between organizations, schools, and individuals in the community and promotes community cultural development. Maine Swedish Colony a historical designation for the region in Aroostook County, Maine, that is loosely defined by the towns of New Sweden, Stockholm, Woodland, Connor, Perham, Westmanland, Madawaska Lake, and Caribou.
Description: Oct 30, 2018 · In agrarian times, Midsummer celebrations in Sweden were held to welcome summertime and the season of fertility. In some areas people dressed up as ‘green men’, clad in ferns. They also decorated their houses and farm tools with foliage, and raised tall, leafy maypoles to dance around, probably as early as the 1500s. ...
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