Thursday, 02 June, 2022

Swedish city to use chicken manure to deter crowds

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Walpurgis Night celebrations just take place throughout Sweden at any time yr

The Swedish town of Lund is to unfold hen manure in its central park in an exertion to prevent crowds collecting for a pageant.

Tens of countless numbers of individuals generally descend on southern metropolis to celebrate Walpurgis Night time, which is marked across Scandinavia.

But officials want to continue to keep people away because of the coronavirus outbreak.

There is no lockdown in Sweden, wherever facts present most individuals have taken to voluntary social distancing.

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“Lund could incredibly well develop into an epicentre for the distribute of the coronavirus on the last night time in April,” the chairman of the area council’s surroundings committee, Gustav Lundblad, advised the Sydsvenskan newspaper.

Defending the choice to spread a ton of hen manure in the park, he mentioned: “We get the opportunity to fertilise the lawns, and at the very same time it will stink and so it might not be so pleasant to sit and consume beer.”

The origins of Walpurgis Night time date back again to pagan celebrations of spring.

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