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Midsommar Party - cancelled

Hosted by the Consul of the Lisbon Singles Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 22 Jun 17:00 - 21:30

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Let's celebrate Midsommar (mid summer) a traditional Swedish festivity!

"Ever since the 6th century AD, Midsummer bonfires have been lit around Europe. In Sweden, they were mainly found in the southern part of the country. Young people also liked to visit holy springs, where they drank the healing water and amused themselves with games and dancing. These visits were a reminder of how John the Baptist baptised Christ in the River Jordan.

Midsummer Night is the lightest of the year and was long considered a magical night, as it was the best time for telling people’s futures. Girls ate salted porridge so that their future husbands might bring water to them in their dreams, to quench their thirst. You could also discover treasures, for example by studying how moonbeams fell.

Also that night, it was said, water was turned into wine and ferns into flowers. Many plants acquired healing powers on that one night of the year."


This activity will has costs involved for catering and prepayment will be required to RSVP.

Welcoming others:

- Basic members are welcome to use their trial to know how a group is. Let me know their names to include on the list.

- Albatross member's guests are welcome and I also should include their names on the list.