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67% associate "Ligo!" holiday with "good time"

05.07.2012

A "Ferratum Latvia"/"Runde" survey of 500 people shows that despite weather conditions and financial woes, 67 percent associate the Midsummer "Ligo!" holiday with a good time, getting together with friends and pleasant relaxation.

A "Ferratum Latvia"/"Runde" survey of 500 people shows that despite weather conditions and financial woes, 67 percent associate the Midsummer "Ligo!" holiday with a good time, getting together with friends and pleasant relaxation.

Asked what is obligatory on the shopping list for the holiday, 37 percent say beer, 23 percent- cheese, 21 percent - grill meat, and about the same - mosquito repellant.

"Ferratum Latvia", a small loans firm, reports that almost one-half of it clientele will spend up to 50 lats for the holiday.

Midsummer night or the Latvian "Ligo!" or "Jani" is next Saturday, June 23, and Janis Day - Sunday, June 24.

 

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