The seven bizarre traditions that make up Swedish Midsummer

The seven bizarre traditions that make up Swedish Midsummer

Midsummer is one of the oldest and most widely celebrated holidays of the year in Sweden, but to the uninitiated, some of the festivities can seem a little bit... odd.

Snaps: How did an extremely strong alcoholic drink come to define Swedish Midsummer?

Snaps: How did an extremely strong alcoholic drink come to define Swedish Midsummer?

Recipe: How to make a Swedish strawberry cream cake

Recipe: How to make a Swedish strawberry cream cake

Midsummer: Why do Swedes like to pretend they’re little frogs?

Midsummer: Why do Swedes like to pretend they’re little frogs?

Booze, frogs and in-laws: Tell us your best Midsummer stories
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Booze, frogs and in-laws: Tell us your best Midsummer stories

Working towards an inclusive Sweden one Midsummer at a time

Working towards an inclusive Sweden one Midsummer at a time

Travel chaos MAP: How to avoid the worst roads at Midsummer
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Travel chaos MAP: How to avoid the worst roads at Midsummer

Weather forecast: Sweden set for ‘lagom’ Midsummer holiday

Weather forecast: Sweden set for ‘lagom’ Midsummer holiday

Members’ quiz: Test your Swedish Midsummer knowledge
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Members’ quiz: Test your Swedish Midsummer knowledge

Rain, wind and possibly snow: here’s how Sweden’s Midsummer weather will look

Rain, wind and possibly snow: here’s how Sweden’s Midsummer weather will look

Yet another wet Midsummer could be around the corner for Sweden

Yet another wet Midsummer could be around the corner for Sweden

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