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Walpurgis night by Maria Joy

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Easter in Sweden, bonfires are lit to celebrate the ending of winter and children dress up as ‘spring witches’ and dig for easter eggs in piles of snow

Walpurgis night in Sweden ‘for students is about freedom… exams are over and students sing songs to welcome spring. In every village and neighbourhood, bonfires are lit at dusk, and everyone has experienced that rosy red glow in your face from the heat of the fire and the freezing cold at your back’

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