How to do Juhannus – the celebration of midsummer in Helsinki

Juhannus started from the pagan midsummer festivals which focused on a prosperous upcoming harvest after a long cold winter. It was said that witches and ferries would be confused by the short nights and often let slip visions of the future. Moving to more modern time, the new name Juhannus comes from associating the date with celebrations … Read More

Green Cap hints: Juhannus
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Leo’s pointers for midsummer fest. In fact, on top of cool evening happenings in the likes of Lonna island, Hernesaarenranta, Kaiku klubi and Tavastia this upcoming weekend – even if other travel services are closed – we’re in full operation, as usual, so midsummer in the city is guaranteed to … Read More