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The traditional midsummer party in Spain is the celebration in honour of San Juan (St. John the Baptist) and takes place in the evening of June 23. It is common in many areas of the country. Parties are organised usually at beaches, where bonfires are lit and a set of firework displays usually take place. On the Mediterranean coast, especially in Catalonia and València, special meals like Coca de Sant Joan are also served on this occasion. In Alicante, since 1928, the bonfires of Saint John were developed into elaborate constructions inspired by the Fallas of Valencia.

Midsummer tradition is also especially strong in northern areas of the country, such as Galicia, where one can easily identify the rituals that reveal the pagan beliefs widespread throughout Europe in Neolithic times.

via Midsummer – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Hmm, a little bit late, but just in case you were wondering where we’ve been for the past couple of days, this should satisfy your curiosity!

Strange Random Midsummer Quote:

The course of true love never did run smooth.” Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Lysander speaking to Hermia. Act 1 Scene 1 line 134

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