About This Festival
Slinningsbålet|Ålesund, Norway | Map
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(Previous Location) Slinningsbålet
From the Organizer
World's tallest annual bonfire and world record holder for tallest bonfire ever built at 47,396m tall. All built by hand by local youth in keeping with a centuries old tradition for the town of Ålesund. The festival is free entry for everyone, both on land and sea, and is always held on the closest Saturday to 23rd of June (John the Baptist's day).