Today’s events include:
Let It Go Day – Public Service Day – Pink Day – Olympics Day – International Widows Day – St Johns Eve – Kupala Night – Grand Dukes Official Birthday – Jani – National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism – National Columnists Day – Golowan Festival
A Latvian anniversary festival celebrating the Summer Solstice. While the solstice is usually on the 21st or 22nd, Līgo Day and Jāņi Day is on 23rd and 24 June. On Jāņi Eve, people gather flowers and women make wreaths for their heads, while men’s wreaths are usually made with oak leaves. Songs associated with the event are associated with fertility and disaster prevention.
Daily Trivia: Norway is ranked as the country least likely to be affected by climate change. Chad is the most vulnerable.