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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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
- The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
- Pagan Holidays for the Southern Hemisphere
- Many of the readers of RealMagick hail from the Southern Hemisphere. For them, the standard progression of the seasons is shifted... I.e. they are celebrating spring in Brazil, when those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are celebrating Fall. Clearly the "...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Midsummer Latvia is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Midsummer Latvia books and related discussion.
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- Latvian Lutherans Use Midsummer Night Celebration to Point to Christ
- The most important Latvian holiday is the summer solstice, or the so called. “Jāni” festival, which is celebrated on the midsummer night of June 23.
- abroad. l languages - Latvian Institute
- for the Midsummer festivities (Jāņi).
- 'Midsummer Madness' is a quirky romantic comedy set in Latvia on the shortest night of the year when the whole country goes crazy.
- The Scottish Society of Indianapolis
- In June we again will celebrate the Mid-Summer. Solstice at the Latvian center with our friends from Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Poland and.
- Destination Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania
- Tallinn. ESTONIA. TOP 10.
Suggested News Resources
- Latvia: Midsummer's Musings
- Latvia: Midsummer's Musings. The summer solstice Jāņi, dubbed as the „most Latvian holiday”, is approaching fast.
Suggested Web Resources
- Midsummer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- In Latvia, Midsummer is called Jāņi (Jānis being Latvian for John) or Līgo svētki ( svētki = festival).
- Midsummer's Eve - LATVIAN CULTURE PORTAL
- Midsummer's Eve. The most important holiday for every Latvian is the Summer Solstice festival, or Jāņi, whish is celebrated on the night of June 23.
- Celebrating Midsummer Eve the Latvian Way
- Celebrating Midsummer Eve the Latvian Way. article. by Mark Dalton.
- Midsummer: A Latvian Tradition | Ay Mama!
- June 21st marks the official beginning of summer; in Latvia, it's known as Midsummer and is ceremoniously celebrated (June 23rd - 24th).
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