Next years dates: 21-24 June 2018
Midsummer at Ängsbacka
~ Welcome to a Swedish Midsummer celebration for all ~
We welcome you to a festival full of music, creativity, stillness, magical forest walks,
ceremonies, open hearts, new friends and lots of dancing.
Experience the best of our Swedish Midsummer tradition with flower decorations, dancing around the midsummer pole, fun games and a great midsummer buffet.
Welcome to Ängsbacka Midsummer Celebration taking place during three of the year’s brightest days and nights. An alcohol and drug free festival.
Midsommarafton only or the full festival?
You now have the opportunity to choose whether to come and enjoy the full festival or to buy a day ticket for Midsommarafton only. The daily ticket includes lunch and dinner.
See the tab “Price and Booking” or click here to view the different ticket options.
Midsommarafton program 2017
9.30 – Our Midsummer celebration starts in the “Big Barn” with music, theatre and old folk stories. After some time we go outside to pick flowers and prepare the midsummer pole. We invite you to meditation, singing and dancing together – a celebration for everyone!
13.00 – Lunch
After the ceremony we enjoy a delicious, vegetarian midsummer buffet.
14.00 – Playing, sharing and workshops
In the afternoon we continue the celebration with fun games for adults and children and inspiring workshops. The café will also be open!
18.30 – Dinner
20.00 – Forest magic
Welcome to join us in a magical world full of music and mysterious beings.
The night is long, the sauna is hot, the cafe is open and the fire is lit.
A rich program and lots of free time
Our intention is to invite people to a joyful and inclusive, magical midsummer celebration for body, mind and imagination. This is a festival for both children and adults.
Come and enjoy great food, dance, yoga, meditation, creativity, playful workshops and happenings. We offer you a rich program with space for meetings, spontaneity and relaxation – surrounded by the beautiful Swedish nature.
A celebration for everyone of all ages
Ängsbackas midsummer celebration welcomes everyone – whether you come as a family, single, in a relationship or other constallation. There will be programs for all ages.
This year we focus on inclusiveness and we are especially pleased that the LGBTQ group called “HBTQ Spirit” are joining us with their inspiring workshops. HBTQ Spirit is a meeting place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people who are interested in health and personal development.
So come alone or bring your friends and family!
~ Welcome to Ängsbacka ~
For questions about the festival – contact: midsommar (at) angsbacka.se
For questions about food, accommodation and tickets – contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (0553-10035)
Maria Åkerstedt & Sascha Verbeek
Program coordinators Midsummer at Ängsbacka 2017
Would you like to see what the Midsummer festival looks like? Click here!
Children & Youth
Welcome to a Midsummer Celebration for all ages!
Our intention is to create a magic weekend for the whole family. There will be plenty of time to hang out with each other and play together. There will be workshops for families to join and some suitable for both youths and adults. Also the opening/closing and morning meetings will be for all ages and we really hope you will bring your children there to sing and dance together.
On a central spot in our beautiful garden you will find the children’s tent where there will be lots of opportunities for creativity and having fun together.
Opening times kid’s camp 2017:
23/6 Friday 14-18.45
24/6 Saturday 10.30-13.15 and 14.30-18.45
Please note we do not have child care for children under the age of 4. The little ones are very welcome accompanied by an adult.
During certain times on Friday and Saturday, there will be childcare for all children form the age of 4 and up, to play, sing and try out different activities. There will be a great team of workshop leaders and volunteers taking good care of our beautiful children. During these hours parents are given the opportunity to attend workshops on their own.
We will present the time for childcare here shortly. (No childcare under 4 years)
We are extra happy to welcome our fantastic children and youth to this Midsummer Celebration!
Workshop Leaders & Musicians –
Ängsbacka Midsummer 2017
Ceremonies, Meditations, Ritual Singing and Circle of Unity.
Your hearts is the size of your life. You have been made to experience life exactly as it is. Accept it, love it, honor it, let it IN!
Yinyoga, Kundaliniyoga, Mantra singing, Queer spiritual
"Being queer is a quest for consciousness"
Yin & Yang Yoga, Breathwork, Meditation, Yoga Dance
Whatever happens in life - try to be kind, brave & honest.
MIDSUMMER IN OLD FOLK-BELIEF. On a magical world-view and on plants for sorcery and healing.
"Get closer to a world that may seem far away in modern society- the magical world of old folk-belief and folk-magic."
Dance, laughing meditation, interactive workshops and voice work
Zen Coaching - the power of Yes & The Sacred Human
THIS moment, right here and right now - is my life. That's all!
Poi and Flow Arts Instructor, Fire Dance Initiator
You may dance with fire.
Fire dances with itself.
Circus skills, play space, and general wondering Fool
"Singing together is such a powerful thing"
African playfulness, midsummer dances
Love your body and dance like everybody is watching!
Traditional Swedish folk dance
To be able to lead, you need to able to follow.
All Ages Contact Impro & Open Stage
"Whatever works" & "Fail again, fail better".
Sauna \'n Senses
- Aufguss with esential oils
- Voice / drum / other instrumental soundscape to relax your mind, body, being.
Voice Exploration, Midsummer Ceremony
There´s a crack in everything, that´s how the light gets in
Guided meditation in Silent sitting
Jag kan ha fel,
Jag kan ha fel
Jag kan ha fel
Hatha Yoga and Yoga Nidra
"Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak" Majaya Sati Bhagavati
More profiles are added regularly, please check back later for a more complete list.
Accordion and voice, music for dancing, ceremonies, bhajans and more
Improvise your way through life!
Saxophone, flute, guitar, piano, song, hulahoop
More profiles are added regularly, please check back later for a more complete list.
Price & booking – 2017
Tickets can be paid online by card or by bank transfer.
We encourage you to pay by bank transfer in order for us to avoid the transaction fees imposed on card payments.
If you have problems paying by card (for example due to limited allowance), please contact us for a manual payment link.
While booking you will get further instructions. After booking your ticket, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.
1) Credit/Debit Card
Pay online using your card of choice.
2) Bank Transfer
Deposit payment to Ängsbacka’s Bankgiro account 5038-7448
Swift address: NDEASESS
IBAN: SE63 9500 0099 6026 4418 5510
The adress of the bank: Nordea, Smålandsgatan 17, 105 71 Stockholm
Account name: Ängsbacka Kursgård AB
Important! Please write what event you are paying for, (and your name if you are paying with someone else’s account).
If you use BANK TRANSFER, please pay directly – or at the latest the same day you book – otherwise your booking will not be valid and your place at the event not guaranteed.
In case of cancellation latest one month before the event starts, the cancellation fee is 350 SEK per person. Children and youth (up to 18 years old) pay half this fee. Within one month and until the event starts, the fee is 15% of the total value of your booking. The maximum cancellation fee for one person/booking is 900 SEK.
Please note that when cancelling closer than two weeks before the event starts, a doctor’s confirmation of your inability to participate is required. Refunds will not be made if you cancel after the event has started.
If Ängsbacka would cancel the event, all payments will be refunded.
NOTE that it may take up to one month before you have the refunded amount on your account.
As part of our communication with our customers, we may keep in touch with you who have participated in our courses and festivals by mailing or emailing:
– thank you letters and evaluation surveys
– offerings to sign up for mailing lists in a similar area of interest
– information about similar future events or events with the same workshop leaders.
We also have a general monthly e-mail newsletter where we tell about what is going on at Ängsbacka, upcoming events etc. You can opt in and out of our newsletter at any time.
If you have questions regarding the booking, payment, cancellation, our communication policy etc, please contact us:
Phone: +46 55 31 00 35. (Monday to Friday 10.00 – 13.00)
Dates & Times 2017
Thursday, June 22
Dinner: 18.30- 19.30
Welcome Ceremony: 20.00
Sunday, June 25
Brunch at 10.00-11.00
Closing Ceremony 11.30-13.00 (Snacks and sandwiches will be available for purchase in the cafe)
Dayticket Midsummer Eve
Check in: 9.00-11.00
Lunch and dinner is included
Program starts at 9.30
Come as a Volunteer
Dates: 21-25 June
Price: 1300 SEK
Click here to see ALL Camp dates and prices – VOLUNTEERING Summer 2017 If you combine two or more camps you will receive a discount on the volunteer fee.
Summer volunteering at Ängsbacka
As a festival volunteer you come to participate in our festivals and in exchange, you offer your time and energy to serve the festival in one of our working groups.
As an exchange for your contribution, you receive our festival ticket at a discounted price; three beautiful, vegetarian meals a day and a bed in one of the dormitories or tents on the festival campsite.
Please note that the camps have limited spots and might get full.
Application for Summer Camps 2017 are now open.
Join our Facebook group
Welcome to join the volunteer group on Facebook: Volunteer @ Ängsbacka.
Here Ängsbacka publish info etc, as well as volunteers share good memories, nostalgic pictures and offers/requests about co-traveling etc.
Warmly welcome to Ängsbacka as a volunteer this summer!