Laborers (Salo firemen) assemble a large tree. Tree represents in many cultures the link between the worlds. Roots that reach toward the ground and the top that sweapes the skies. In scandinavian mythology many of the old large and unusual trees were sacred. Spirits were believed to be able to take the form of a tree. These trees were worshiped and they were offerings. Almost every house has had a special sacred tree. These trees were surrounded by holiness and integrity. They listened to the prayers, improved, helped and determined the fate. The Sacred Tree acts as a mediator of humans and gods, as well as the living and the dead.