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Litha, The Summer Solstice
Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L
Raidho, the "r-rune", is the fifth rune of the first aett of the Elder Futhark. The Old English Rune Poem, Old Norse Rune Rhyme and Old Icelandic Rune Poem all refer to horses in their verses on Raidho. Horses are how people got around back then,...
Divination >> Rune Stones
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
This month's rune, Kenaz, is the sixth rune of the first aett of the Elder Futhark. Thus, we are now one-quarter of the way through our journey into the runes! The phonetic value of Kenaz is the hard "k" sound. One basic meaning of "Kenaz"...
Divination >> Rune Stones
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

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Dec 2, 2010 NEXT LIBRARY. 2011/19921/JUNE/. AARHUS/DENMARK/.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Aarhus! NEXT LIBRARY/ INTERNATIONAL MIDSUMMER CONFERENCE/.
June 2011 E-News DRAFT - Danish Immigrant Museum
Jun 5, 2011 MidsummerDanish-style! Everyone is invited to enjoy the traditional bonfire on Sankt Hans. Aften (Midsummer's Eve).
Newsletter May, 2011
Jun 4, 2011 From June 2-8 the Danish documentary “ARMADILLO” directed by. Janus Metz will play. Click here to read more about the film >>.
Nordic Snippets
1 Editorial. ▪ Launch of the SAA website. 2 Upcoming Events.

Suggested Web Resources

Midsummer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Danish bonfire with the traditional burning of a witch.
Midsummer's Eve Traditions - Scandinavia Travel -
In Norway and Denmark, Midsummer's Eve is also a popular day, celebrated with large bonfires and processions in the evening.
A midsummer night's celebration: Sankt Hans - Local Customs of
May 12, 2001 The Bottom Line Being in Denmark around the 23rd of June will enable you to experience the bonfires in celebration of midsummer.
Midsummer in Denmark | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Jun 23, 2007 Swan in Gentofte lake, bonfire in the background. On the eve of the 23rd of June, bonfires light up Denmark in celebration of midsummer.
Midsummer Traditions in Denmark |
Jun 11, 2010 Midsummer is an important time in Denmark, when Danes celebrate the longest day of the year with bonfires, singing and (of course) drinking.

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