Midsummer checklist 1 June 25, 2011June 24, 2011 Written by Catherine A bouquet of wild midsommarblomster. There are lots to choose from! The Swedish summer is short but intense Friday was the midsummer holiday in Sweden. Last year’s midsummer festivities were hard to beat, but I still set out to see what midsummer 2011 had to offer. The first midsommar stång of the day in the river park. Midsummer is for everyone. Some of my favourtie participants this year were a pair of punked out too-cool-for-school teenage boys who held hands and did the frog dance. Watch the band through a bunch of dancers The second midsommar stång of the day... demonstrating the changable weather. Smultroner (wild strawberries)... you just need to know where to look! Although it would take 6 hours to find enough for a good snack. My condolences to those in the lower mainland who are still waiting for strawberries It is always kind of someone to take a picture for you, even if they frame the shot to have a midsommarstång growing out of your head.