Levi, Lapland

Juhannus is the Finnish name for Mid Summer, a time of celebrations and many traditions that have gone on for many years. This year at midnight and under the midnight sun the Kokko (bonfire) was lit on the top of Levi.

Finnish midsummer is full of traditions, one of the most interesting that I have heard of is where an unmarried woman collects seven different flowers and places them under her pillow in the hope of seeing her future husband in her dreams.

What are your Mid Summer traditions?

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