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How do Swedes celebrate Midsummer?

How do Swedes celebrate Midsummer?
Why are the little frogs so funny to see? Anyone?
With the Midsummer holiday here, we asked Swedes how they mark the occasion.

Nothing could prepare us* for the shuddering insight Stockholmers gave us into the Swedish Midsummer psyche. 

While the rest of the world goes about its business, Swedes are dancing around maypoles and singing about funny little frogs. 

There’s even a rumour, corroborated by some of the people we spoke to, that alcohol might be used to fuel the festivities. Watch and learn!

*We were fully prepared

Don't miss: The Local's guide to Midsummer madness

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