(British also Midsummer's Day)
24 June, a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland, originally coinciding with the summer solstice and in some countries marked by a summer festival.
- Along with other Scandinavians, Swedes celebrate the summer solstice, or Midsummer's Day, on June 21.
- The national holidays are New Year's Day, Independence Day, Good Friday (late March or early April), St. John's Night or Midsummer Day, and Christmas.
- According to legend, witches are thought to fly over Denmark on Midsummer's Eve, and on Midsummer's Day firecrackers are traditionally set off all over the country to scare them off.
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