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Maypole will be raised on midsummer

Maypole will be raised on midsummer

The Maypole is a Midsummer tradition that dates back centuries, especially in the Swedish-speaking areas of Finland (The Åland Islands and the coastal area). Every village and house used to have its own pole, and the tradition is still alive at least on the Åland...

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Seurasaari Midsummer Bonfires tickets on sale now!

Seurasaari Midsummer Bonfires tickets on sale now!

Seurasaari island, appraised for its cultural historical value and home of the Seurasaari Open-Air Museum makes an magnificent milieu for the traditional Finnish midsummer festival. The light summer night welcomes both the locals and the tourists to spend Midsummer in...

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Seurasaari Midsummer Bonfires on 21.6.2024 at 5 pm-01 am

Seurasaari Midsummer Bonfires on 21.6.2024 at 5 pm-01 am

The full program of Seurasaari Midsummer Bonfires will be published during the spring. Here's some information about the future performers.. Vibraphonist PANU SAVOLAINEN & Folk music ensemble JPP ENKEL, Finnish female folk quartet FIGELIT, Folk music violin trio...

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Event is organized by Seurasaari Foundation

 

The Midsummer celebrations gave birth to the non-profit Seurasaari Foundation in 1956. The purpose of The Seurasaari Foundation is to support Seurasaari Open-Air Museum by means of supporting ethnological research and publishing, studying Finnish folk art and making it more widely known, organizing folklore performances and presentations on the Finnish popular culture, developing other folklore activities suitable for the Seurasaari Island area and maintaining collections and organizing exhibitions.