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Daemon
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Svenskarnas Dag

Svenskarnas Dag honors the Swedish heritage of the people of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the longest day of the year. When the festival first started in 1934, it was observed in August, but in 1941 the day was changed to the fourth Sunday in June so that it would coincide with midsummer observances in Sweden. The festival includes a band concert, Swedish folk dancing, choral group performances, and the crowning of a Midsummer Queen. A national celebrity of Swedish descent is often asked to officiate at this one-day event, which attracts more than 100,000 visitors each year. More...
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Means 'Day of the Swedes'in Swedish.
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Seven percent of Sweden's population, more than live in the whole of Gothenburg, lives in a country other than Sweden. It shows a new survey by the Organization for Swedes abroad.



Photo of the festival Swedes day, which is celebrated in Minneapolis in June each year
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