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Beltane was a day representing many things to the Celtic people. It was the second of the four fire festivals. To most it celebrated the sun God, Baal(British)/ Bel(Irish)/ Beli(Welsh)/ Belanos(Pan-Celtic), although the sun appears to have been originally...
Beltane - The Lover's Holiday
ABOUT BELTANE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT BELTANE Beltane is celebrated on May 1st and is one of the original Celtic festivals, Samhain being the other one. Beltane or May Day is also known as the Lover's holiday. Beltane is pronounced bel-tene, "...
Beltane Sabbat Ritual
This Sabbat celebrates the joining of the God and the Goddess. She is now in her Mother aspect, and it is from Her womb that all life will spring. This is yet another fertility Sabbat. The altar and circle should be decorated with flowers. Any white flowers...
Pagan Festivals
There are eight major pagan festivals celebrated by Wiccans and other pagans. Yes, just like other religions, they have a set of religious festivals that they observe and celebrate.
The Garden of Desire
It is Mabon. I walk about my garden in the cool of the evening. The leaves of the trees show hints of the coming fall. The harvest should be ripe, but disappointingly, there is little here to celebrate. My pumpkins should be covering the ground in their...

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Beltaine, 2005
Beltaine, 2005, 22.2. Page 3.
Beltaine, 2007
The Lore of Ireland. 5-7. Conferences.
Beltaine 2010 Welcome to the Beltaine edition of EOLAS, the
Beltaine, and the fires of summer are lit, green shoots and blossom adorn the landscape, and songbirds flit around gathering materials for their nests.
Ord na Darach Gile - Order of the WhiteOak www.whiteoakdruids
Beltaine - Wild Onion Grove, ADF
You who dwell in wooded glens and shining lakes, windswept deserts and majestic oceans,. Join us on this Shining Beltaine,.

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Scottish dance comes to Cambell Valley Park
The Scottish dance troupe traveled to Spain this summer, where they performed with groups from Spain, France, England and Scotland at the Beltaine Festival.
A little sharp, but Seven Red ale doesn't fall flat
Fan favorites SumNug IPA and Beltaine Scottish Ale will both get bottled, but as to other beers, Strupeck is still thinking that one out.
Special invite for Scottish dancers
Chantelle Fortin, Melissa McDermid and Victoria Wallace made the trip with their Abbotsford-based dance group, the Inverglen Scottish Dancers, which performed at the the Beltaine Festival July 9 to July 16.
Będzin się bawi: IX Festiwal Muzyki Celtyckiej Zamek
Świetna muzyka, przyjacielska atmosfera, magia średniowiecznego zamku - wszystko to powoduje, że na kilka dni Będzin staje się miastem absolutnie wyjątkowym! Podczas tegorocznej edycji usłyszymy i zobaczymy na scenie
Las gaitas de Gijón rechinan en Avilés

Suggested Web Resources

Beltane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Celtic Year: Beltaine
Celtic and Western Mystery Traditions from The Chalice Centre with Mara Freeman, author of "Kindling the Celtic Spirit.
Beltaine - Witchvox Article
Beltaine Music
Traditional and Celtic Music Featuring Two Hammered Dulcimers, guitars and other instruments from around the world.
Celtic Pagan Holidays, Wiccan Holidays, Sabbats, Beltaine, May Day, Beltane, Rudemas, Giamonios, Bhealtainn.

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