Midsummer



Photo Title

Midsummer

Photographer/Creator

Espen Rasmussen

Collection

Publisher

Verdens Gang

Caption/Description

Around 01.00 in the midle of the night, the crowd sets fire on a wodden fleet. They carry the fleet to a small lake. Here the men undresses, and brings the fleet into the water. They also carry with them torches. The fire is a symbol of the sun. Piltinkalns, Latvia, June 21, 2006.

Citation

Espen Rasmussen, "Midsummer," in POYi Archive, Item #46192, http://archive.poy.org/items/show/46192 (accessed February 23, 2019).

Date Added

05.03.2011