What is the summer solstice, and how is it celebrated worldwide? | NBWA: America's Beer and Beverage Distributors

Summer solstice is here! But what is it all about, and how do people celebrate the solstice around the world? The event marks the longest day of the year and the astronomical start of summer. People around the world have long celebrated the occasion with a variety of wonderful cultural festivals and activities. For the majority of cultures, the day involves enjoying sumptuous feasts, lighting bonfires, singing and dancing to traditional songs and reconnecting with nature.

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