Juhannus The Finnish Summer Solstice

Photo was taken by wonderful Sara Jones.

​Juhannus the summer solstice is one of the most joyous holidays in Finland. Cities become empty when families and friends travel to the countryside and to their summer cabins. From all the holidays Juhannus the summer solstice is the most pagan and the ancient customs of the holiday haven´t changed that much. For many summer solstice is magical time simply…