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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.
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Holidays >> Beltaine
Holidays >> Yule
Holidays >> Imbolg
Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays

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120 Montreal Festivals You Can Attend In 2016
Many cities around the world always claim to have the best festivals. There's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Carnival in Rio, La Tomatina in Spain and even the Day of the Dead in Mexico to name a few.
A burst of fireworks and colour: Festivals celebrated across the world in March
National Pyrotechnic Festival (till March 15): Mexico celebrates the National Pyrotechnic Festival in honour of John of God — the patron saint of fireworks makers — in the municipality of Tultepec.
Wein Works To Keep Festivals Alive
Wein, who is 90, also told The Associated Press that he planned to donate the bulk of his estate, around $10 million, to the foundation upon his death so that the jazz festival and its sister Newport Folk Festival can continue for years to come.
Fairs and festivals calendar for March 11-17, 2016
Advocate staff photo by ROGER W. ZETTLER JR. -- From left, Gay LaFleur and Melody Landrum dance at the Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival.
How Burning Man Culture Changed Festivals Around the World
"I think Burning Man suffers from an image problem, in that many people's idea of it revolves solely around the most titillating stories," says Fred Fellowes, founder of the UK's Secret Garden Party festival and a proud Burning Man acolyte.

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