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Glad Midsommar!

Hey hey! On Friday 23rd June it was Midsummer in Sweden, and so I thought I’d let you know how some friends and I celebrated. Five international students from my class (including me) were invited to a Swedish friend’s place in Lomma, a seaside town between Lund and Malmö that is best known for its beach. Through the day others … Continue reading

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Midsommar celebration…the Swedish way! :)

Last week on 24th June we celebrated Midsommar. It is celebrated with family and friends and includes visiting countryside, frog dance around maypole, flower crowns, singing songs, eating traditional Swedish cuisines (ofcourse including the famous pickled herring) and most importantly enjoying light, summer and the sun that almost never sets with the dear ones. Also…it is said that by laying … Continue reading

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