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Wanderlust: Midsummer in Sweden

By Mac Malikowski | May 15, 2013

The summer solstice occurs exactly when the axial tilt of a planet’s semi-axis in a given hemisphere is most inclined towards the star that it orbits…and if you haven’t brushed up on your astronomy recently, it’s also means it’s time to party. Midsummer is a celebration based on the summer solstice. In Sweden specifically, Midsummer is take place on the third weekend of June with the main festivities taking place on the Friday of that weekend (this year is looking like June 21st).

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Photo: p2-r2

Last week, The New York Times published a great article with some major photos to get her readers in the spirit.

Take a look here: A Midsummer Day’s Dream in Sweden

And if you are in New York City next month, there will be plenty of Swedish expatriates parties to go around.

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photo: jamieca

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