In Scandinavia, Solstice Means Fun in the Midnight Sun

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: June 21, 2005   View Article

In the Northern Hemisphere, the longest days of the year have arrived. For Scandinavians that means one thing: Party time!

“It’s just a time when finally nature is awake and alive,” said Rose Marie Oster, a Swedish native and professor of Scandinavian studies at the University of Maryland in College Park.

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