(AFP) RIGA (AFP) — They may be suffering from one of the world's worst recessions but all the economic doom and gloom will not keep Latvians from having fun at a midsummer's night festival dating from pagan times.

"It is a tradition here," 45-year-old Nina told AFP outside a Riga supermarket. "Everyone entertains themselves as they can. Sure, we'll cut out small things to spend less this year but the tradition will remain." --Get the whole story
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