Dating customs in scandinavia


31-Jul-2017 04:26

The oldest custom at Midsummer is, as in other parts of Europe, the lighting of a great bonfire, but in these latitudes the lightest night of the year was not the right time for dancing around a fire.So the bonfires were replaced by another early summer tradition; the maypole, part of the May Day celebrations on the Continent.

As a result of private initiatives, “Swedish Flag Day’ began to be celebrated on 6th of June.

Today, Semlas are available in shops and bakeries every day from shortly after Christmas until Easter.



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