The Swedes celebrate the summer solstice, as we call it Midsummer, and it is a B I G deal ,
with a May pole, dance, food, singing and snaps.
First all the girls makes a flower wreath to carry on the head and everybody dresses the Maypole, in flowers and branches.
There is dance around the pole , mostly if you have smaller children , and after that out comes the food
Boiled mini fresh potatoes and pickled herring are the most important staples at the buffet as well as fresh strawberries with whipped cream
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At the end of the night, the girls picks seven different flowers, puts them under her pillow to dream about the man she is going to marry