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Do people celebrate Summer Solstice in Europe?

Asked by B. Wright, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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P. Micah

P. Micah

Answered Nov 19, 2019

Yes, people celebrate summer solstice in Europe. Some of the top celebration locations include Stonehenge – Wiltshire, England, a monument that was built around 3,000 BC to 2000BC that most possibly tracks the sun’s movement. The secret Solstice festival in Reykjavik, Iceland to counts. The secret festival spans for about three full days. The Midsummer in Stockholm, Sweden, is also known as St. John’s day is one of the most important celebrations of the year. The fes...Read More
 

C. Reyes

C. Reyes

Answered Aug 21, 2019

Some Wiccans celebrate summer solstice because they believe that this is the time when they can experience abundance. In some places in Europe, the summer solstice is seriously celebrated because it is not often that they experience the sun’s rays. Some people feel that summer solstice means fertility so they also make it a point to celebrate so that they can experience being fulfilled at work, in their personal lives, finances, and so much more. Some even celebrate it to the po...Read More
 

T. Wikati

T. Wikati, Technical Writer, New York

Answered Aug 06, 2019

Yes, summer solstice is celebrated mostly in Europe. People from different parts of the world celebrate summer solstice. especially in northern Europe such as Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and many other parts of Europe. People celebrate life, fertility, and the potential for a good harvest on the summer solstice. Celebration is carried out with feast, dancing, singing, bonfires, decoration of homes and many more. Also, many ancient traditions and histor...Read More
 

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