I decided to document the traditional way to celebrate Walpurgis Night or May Day eve (vappuaatto in Finnish) here in Tampere, Finland. It’s pretty simple, just follow this visual guide.

The following day, May Day (vappu in Finnish), we march and carry flags. That’s about it. Now you know how to celebrate vappu in Finland.

May Day march in Tampere, Finland.

Text and photos: Antti Yrjönen