Happy Vappu!

May 1st is Vappu Day in Finland! Of course, they start celebrating the day before 🙂 According to the site Open Holidays, “The Finnish name ‘Vappu’ originates from an 8th-century German saint called Walpurgis, who was canonised on May 1st 870 AD.” I’ve read it has roots in paganism, upper class families, and later becameContinue reading “Happy Vappu!”