Showing how much they love their Pagan roots, Estonians have made Jaanipäev, or Midsummer (June 23 – 24), the single most important holiday of the year barring Christmas. The preferred way for Estonians to celebrate the shortest night of the year is to gather a group of friends, go out to the countryside or to
the beach, light bonfires, and drink beer. If you happen to be in Pärnu at that time, expect a lot of fun-loving rowdiness, and join in the activity for the ultimate Estonian experience.

This year the big celebrations and bonfire will take