"Picnic with wine and good friends, but also complete, mess and fuss. Valborgsfesten has started and in the student cities of fit many to head outdoors to celebrate the arrival of spring."
"The biggest celebrations take place in the student cities of Uppsala and Lund, where thousands are expected to party out in the parks. Only in the city park in Lund is expected around 30,000 people show up again this year, according to the police."
"– Yes, it floats on the now. A few hours ago was here over 25 000 when we counted from the top with our helicopter. All the surfaces are occupied and busy, " says the police press officer Ewa-Gun Westford, who is on-site in Lund, sweden, to the TT."
"The first guests showed up around the femsnåret this morning. Despite people's alcohol intake so, this year's celebration so far passed off without any major problems. In Uppsala, described the situation as calm and peaceful despite the fact that there are a lot of people out there. In Lund, so far only two cykeltjuvar been arrested and some drunk people taken care of."
"– In the year it is a little quieter, it is time to party quieter. But the day has only just begun, " says Ewa-Gun Westford, which calls on the attired festival participants to drink every other water."
" And do not bring unnecessary gadgets, it gets to be too much congestion. 30 000 people on these small surfaces is a lot, so keep the good mood for it will be jädrigt crowded."