Adults dancing like frogs around a pole? Yeah, that should be Sweden . . .
What is midsummer?
Midsummer takes place during the summer solstice in Scandinavian countries.
Often between June 19th and 25th. And of course, the roots lies in religion(Christian church choose June 24 as a day to celebrate St John the baptise). Though nowdays people just want an excuse to dance like a frog and eat pickled herring I guess 😉 I might do an update on the history part for this post, since there are many theories of the origin to midsummer.
What do you do on midsummer?
You pick flowers in order to make a flower wreath. Its like the the snapchat filter everybody uses(I don’t know if its inspired by midsummer though?).
Keep promoting midsummer Snap chat !?
And you also create a midsummer pole(also called maypole)
Doing this saves you time swiping? Regardless, why not have cute flowers?:)
But since its 2016, you are free to do whatever on midsummer. I went to a poolparty with a Jacuzzi(everyone doing situps in the pool for some weird reason). That was pretty chill 🙂 And we made the chairs feel like queens for a day 🙂