Midsummer Eve Celebration
Over the years, Sankt Hans Aften/Midsummer has been closely observed with the association to powerful forces of nature. In earlier days, medical herbs were thought to have the best effect if collected on the evening of midsummer and witches were burned over a bonfire with a purpose only to ward away evil spirits.
The Midsummer's Eve bonfire is one of the oldest known bonfire celebrations in Norway. Norway’s vast landscape makes the bonfire celebrations a scenic celebration along the coast.
This year's celebration will probably be somewhat limited du to the Covid-19 situation. Check your municipality or resident's association for updated info.
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