Daily Images | Summer Solstice

Daily Images – Summer Solstice is a term like Midsummer which  refers to the day on which it occurs. Except in the polar regions (where daylight is continuous for many months), the day on which the summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with the longest period of daylight. In the Northern hemisphere, in 2012 it is celebrated on June 20th.

Worldwide, interpretation of the Summer Solstice has varied among cultures, but most have have associated the day with fertility and celebrate it with holidays, festivals, gatherings and rituals.

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