Midsummer Magic

Midsummer is one of the most important festivities in Finland and it has a special place in people’s hearts. It has a history over hundreds, if not thousands of years with traditions that have been carried all the way to the 21st century Finland. #Midsummer #juhannus #Finland
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tremper les pieds dans l'eau avant l'été de pouvoir plonger tout entier... #SalonCSF www.creations-savoir-faire.com

Summer on the dock -- dangling feet in the water and sharing secrets with your best friend. ruralgirl: (via Summer & Garden)

a "savusauna" -- a smoke sauna. Smoke saunas have experienced great revival in recent years since they are considered superior by the connoisseurs. They are not, however, likely to replace all or even most of the regular saunas because more skill, effort and time (usually most of the day) are needed for the heating process.

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In Finland saunas are a way of life. In a country of roughly 5 million people you will find million saunas.

Midsummer flowers. The tradition is that you wear white and put a midsummer wreath made of different type of colored flowers in your hair and on the tables etc.

Swedish Girl ~ Midsummer celebration in Sweden. The tradition is that you wear white and put a midsummer wreath made of different type of colored flowers in your hair and on the tables etc.

Finnish pancake -aka plättyjä with berries and whipped cream

Finnish pancake (muurinpohjalettuja) with berries and whipped cream Pfannkuchen in der muurikka- super!

Halloumi-mansikkasalaatti // Halloumi & Strawberry Salad Food & Style Tiina Garvey, Fanni & Kaneli Photo Tiina Garvey www.maku.fi

Halloumi-man­sik­ka­sa­laat­ti

Halloumi-mansikkasalaatti // Halloumi & Strawberry Salad Food & Style Tiina Garvey, Fanni & Kaneli Photo Tiina Garvey www.maku.fi

Fresh new potatoes for midsummer. Served in this traditional vintage Arabia dish. #Finland #Food #Celebration

Varhaisperunat Fresh new potatoes for midsummer unless a little bit earlier. Served in this traditional vintage Arabia dish.

Savukala on mielestäni maukkain tapa saada oikeasti hyvää kalaruokaa erittäin pienellä vaivalla ja riskillä. Muutaman niksin kun pitää mielessään,

Savukala on mielestäni maukkain tapa saada oikeasti hyvää kalaruokaa erittäin pienellä vaivalla ja riskillä. Muutaman niksin kun pitää mielessään,

Midsummer bonfire. Bonfires are very common in Finland and are where many people spend midsummer's night in the countryside outside of towns.

Midsummer fun in Finland. Rituals include bonfires, cookouts, a sauna and spending time together. Heavy drinking is also associated with the Finnish midsummer - sweet

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