Midsummer eve
Bonfires are a must at Midsummer eve!

Midsummer eve

The evening of June 23rd is celebrated as Midsummernight Eve in Norway, also named 'St. Hans Aften' or Jonsok-kveld', depending on where you are in the country.
23.June 2022 .

In Norway, the evening is celebrated with partying, good food, music and dancing, and the burning of huge bonfires. The burning of bonfires hass of course survived from heathen times, when it was believed that the fire had special cleansing powers, and was also used to drive away evil powers, witches included.

Check your neighborhood/municipal for information about any local celebration. 

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