Midsummer may simply refer to the period of time centered upon the summer
In Sweden, it is a national holiday. Midsummer celebration originates from the time
before Christianity. Midsummers Day was celebrated as a sacrifice time in the sign of the
Raising and dancing around a maypole is an activity. People dancing around the pole
listen to traditional music and many wear traditional folk costumes.
In Finland, it is a public holiday. Midsummer's day is also the Day of the Finnish Flag.
Midsummers Day is a national holiday celebrated on a large scale by almost everyone in Latvia.
People wear wreaths of flowers(for the women) and leaves(for the men) together
with modern commercial products and ideas.