On which day is Walpurgis Night celebrated across Scandinavia and northern Europe?
The pagan celebration that forms the basis for Walpurgis Night declined after the Norsemen began to convert to Christianity. Over time, its festivities became mixed with the legend of St. Walburga, an English-born nun believed to have cured locals of many illnesses. Festival celebrations, more for adults as there is usually a generous flow of alcohol, begin on the evening of April 30 and carry-over into the next day. The day after is for familiy; a time when friends and relatives picnic in parks to celebrate spring’s arrival. Source: Britannica.com
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, characterized by common ethnocultural North Germanic heritage and mutually intelligible North Germanic languages.
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