We were invited by Pres. and Sis. Nilsson our first counselor to spend New Year's Eve in Sweden with them and the church friends they have celebrated with for 15 years. It was only about and hour and a half to get there since we took the ferry across.
We went to the Svensson's who have a lovely large home they designed and had built. There were 23 guests including 4 elders and 4 families with teenagers and young adults. Everyone understood English and we participated in most of the conversation with a little help from kind people who translated.
After dinner we played games, and visited until midnight. The fireworks were amazing, especially when you figure these were all done by private families. We stood in their garden and listened and watched for 30 minutes. They were on all sides of us. I hope this little video gives you an idea.