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Photo gallery: Drums roar on Summer Solstice


The sound of drums took over Ryerson Beach on Friday, as a crowd gathered to drum down the sunset for the longest day of the year.

The Summer Solstice celebrations took place all across the Niagara region, with simultaneous events in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls.

This is the _ year Niagara-on-the-Lake has had its own event, organized by Loretta Pietrobon.

This year, due to the originally planned drummer cancelling last minute, Pietrobon looked to the community to find a replacement.

Barry Steinberg stepped up to the plate and led the drum circle for the night, first teaching some simple rhythms, and then letting everyone go wild.

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