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Midsummer pole
With roots in pagan times, Midsummer is a celebration of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, but it is also a celebration of life and love. One central aspect of the celebration is to dance around the midsummer pole, or maypole.
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Midsummer

Apart from Christmas, midsummer is the most important holiday in the Swedish calendar. For some, midsummer is the most important.