Summer Solstice | Longest Day of Year 2011 – The solstice is an astronomical event that occurs when the apparent position of the Sun seen from the Earth reaches its extreme northern or southern.
A year has two solstices: the first about 20 or 21 June , the second around 21 or 22 December . By extension, the solstices denote the day of the year in which they occur. The date of the solstice is the middle of summer or the winter astronomical. The neighbor day summer solstice is the longest of the year, while those near the winter solstice marks the longest night of the year. The dates of the solstices of winter and summer are reversed for the hemisphere north and south, and of course the seasons. During the day, people use to celebrate the Summer Solstice and there are many festivals which are scheduled for the day. The main event occurs at Stonehenge, United Kingdom. Mag Trends have gathered images from last year festivals and celebrations of Summer Solstice. Enjoy..!