Summer Solstice Sometimes Lost in the Shuffle

Pāvilosta. Latvia, The Baltics. Baltic Sea.
Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout: Summer Solstice Sometimes Lost in the Shufflethe Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, has been marked and celebrated across cultures since pre-historic times, it is today celebrated mostly—understandably—in the most northern climes.  
day on or near the Solstice is still a widely celebrated public holidayMidsummer’sDay—in most of Scandinavia, the Baltic nations and in Quebec.  It is a widely observed unofficial celebration in Ireland and northernEngland and in several other countries.