A Swedish midsommer May-poleIn Swedish it's called "Majstång" or "Midsommarstång".
May-poles used to be erected before May and there used to be fires on Midsummer. But the fires didn't look that good on Midsummer as it already was warm and very light. So the fires moved to May, and the May-pole to Midsummer. This pole is two weeks old. It was green as it should on Midsummer. The building behind is Herrgårn
Read more on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maypole#Sweden
And then an extra image of Lilo:
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