The fire speech.

The Danish tradition of burning a witch and giving a fire speech at midsummer keeps us mentally warm the rest of the year.

The fire speech.

In Denmark, it's tradition to burn a witch every year on the night of June, 23rd.

It sounds a bit morbid, but don't worry. It's not a real witch. It's made out of branches from last autumn's trimming of the garden, and they are now dry enough to set fire to.

All over the country big piles of branches are set on fire tonight, and at the top of every pile is a witch-like sculpture made of old clothes.

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