Tagged: Midsummer

Midtsommer vs. sankthans

Words about words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway In Norway, midtsommer, the everyday word for the period around the summer solstice, is celebrated on sankthans, the feast day of St. Johannes, June 24, and...

Taste the sweetness of Midsummer

Two summery recipes to help your tastebuds welcome the longest day of the year Nevada Berg Rollag, Norway Sankthans, or Midsummer, is a celebration of both folklore and Christianity in Norway and across Scandinavia—an...

A Midsummer celebration to remember

Solveig Lee Mount Vernon, Wash. A great day was had at Sons of Norway Leif Erikson Lodge’s recreational area at Norway Park at Lake McMurray, Skagit County! It was June 20, 2015. The sun...

Scandinavian Midsummer celebration in DC

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Tina Keune Washington, D.C. Midsummer has long been celebrated in different countries but it is particularly popular in the Scandinavian countries. It began as a pagan rite to mark...

Norway House 6th Annual Midtsommer Celebration

The 6th Annual Norway House Midtsommer Celebration will be held on Thursday, July 16 in Excelsior, MN. This year Norway House will honor five exemplary and innovative leaders in Minnesota public service who have shown the...

The beauty of Midsummer

Bonfires lighting up pale skies, diving into the deep fjords. Barbeques down by the water. Summery tunes from accordions and guitars, accompanied by the carefree voices or dancing footsteps of friends and families, celebrating...

SAHS Midsummer Celebration 2009 in Vasa Park

    In cooperation with the Third District Sons of Norway and Vasa Order of America, NJ District 6, The Scandinavian American Heritage Society (SAHS) will hold its 21st annual Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration on...