Mid summer eve dating

The other part of the traditional Swedish Midsummer celebration involves eating and drinking copious amounts, ideally outside, and ideally without rain or mosquitoes to dampen the mood.

Traditional events include raising and dancing around a huge maypole.Thousands of years ago our ancestors would flock to stone circles around Britain, including Stonehenge, to watch the sunrise over the heel of the stones.Fires are also said to have been lit on hilltops across the countryside in celebration, with people dancing around and even jumping through the flames.Despite later attempts by the church to transform Midsummer into an entirely Christian festival, it’s the pagan symbols that have stood the test of time.Women and young children still put wild flowers in their hair, and communities across the country still decorate phallic have very little to do with Midsummer, but nobody seems too worried.