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The world celebrated Summer Solstice in a big way

People all around the world were incredibly excited to welcome in the start of summer and with that the longest day of the year. Summer Solstice celebrations took place all around the world including New York City where all kinds of events were held in Times Square.

In Reykjavik, Iceland there was the Secret Solstice Festival that tourists flocked to. Because Iceland is known as the home of the midnight sun it meant you could experience solstice to the full extent. The sun didn’t set until midnight and then sunrise began just three hours later at 3 a.m.

Those celebrating in Croatia got to take part in Astrofest which appeals to those who love stargazing and astronomers from around the world. The event was filled with science, stargazing, incredible local cuisine and foods, and entertainment.

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