Category the-magnetic-north


26 June 2019
Author: Elin
Location: Sweden

Midsommar is the most loved summer tradition amongst Swedes. On 21st June , celebrations pop up in the back garden and summer houses all across the country, we gather with a few friends, raise the midsummer pole and make flower crowns. The event is a relaxed affair until the schnapps comes out that is. What ensues is a frog-like dance around a midsummer pole and a pickled herring frenzy- a great way to celebrate the near endless daylight if you ask us.  To join the party you don’t have to be a Swede. In fact, I’d recommend giving it a…

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