The Jāni celebration at the beach

Jāni is celebrated in Latvia at the end of the summer solstice during the night of 23rd of June. The celebration includes singing and dancing as well as lighting the bonfire at sunset. The celebration continues until first light of the 24th.

This is a family celebrating on the beach just south of Jūrkalne, which is about 2½hours southwest of Rīga.

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