Denmark’s “Sankt Hans Aften” explains: witches and rain

Sankt Hans Aften Bornholm 2020

Bonfires will be lit throughout Denmark on the evening of June 23rd, 2020 by singing in choirs, during traditional Sankt Hans Aften celebrations. Although many cultures celebrate midsummer – the shortest night of the year – with fire, this night in Denmark is steeped in customs that date back to darker and more superstitious times … Read more