Belarus celebrating Midsummer in the night of July 7

Belarus celebrating Midsummer in the night of July 7

Midsummer night. Traditional folk festival will be celebrated throughout Belarus on the 7 July night.

You can hear folk songs on the banks of rivers and lakes this night. Young people usually dance and jump over bonfires. Wreath floating is also part of celebrations.

The bravest will go in search of the flower of happiness. According to a popular belief, Paparats-kvetka (fern flower) flowers at midnight, and those who find it acquire supernatural powers.