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Dating eve midsummers

Summer is officially here and in Scandinavia, the celebrating of midsummer is a significant occasion that symbolizes the end of the long dark winters.

Otherwise known as the summer solstice, Midsummer represents the middle of summer and the longest day of the year.

Midsummer is traditionally celebrated in England on June 24 with Midsummer Night celebrated on June 23.

So if you don’t have a summer home of your own, get yourself invited to one or find a nice hotel by the sea (in Sweden you’re never too far from nature).

Planning in advance for Midsummer’s Eve celebrations start months in advance, as the Swedes prepare to enjoy a nice long weekend away in a cottage away from the city.

The circle of stones is normally off-limits to the public, but owners English Heritage allow managed access to Stonehenge for the Midsummer Night celebrations.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a Shakespeare stage play written between 15.

Don’t forget the old saying: if there is no herring on the table, there is no party! 2014 Date: Friday, June 20 2015 Date: Friday, June 19 Norway and Denmark Norwegians and Danes celebrate the coming of summer on the 23rd of June every year on a day they call “Sankt Hans Aften” which directly translates to Saint John’s Eve, historically named to celebrate the birth of religious figure, John the Baptist (who was born six months before Jesus Christ on the 24th).