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Sant Joan (Midsummer’s Eve)

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Event:
Sant Joan (Midsummer’s Eve)
Start:
23 June, 2014
End:
24 June, 2014
Venue:
Barcelona
Address:
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Midsummer’s Eve, known in Barcelona as the Revetllade Sant Joan (“St. John’s Eve”) or nit del foc (“night of “fire”) is a festival celebrating the official start of summer. Celebrations around these dates date back to ancient times and are held across Europe, although they are particularly prevalent in Spain, Portugal (Fogueiras de São João), Norway (Jonsok), Denmark (Sankthans), Sweden (Midsommar), Finland (Juhannus) and the UK (Midsummer), with each region having its own traditions.

You can read more information about this night in our post ” Midsummer festival in Barcelona”

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