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Pagan Calendar - Fire Festivals Calendar

NH-Beltane

Summary

NH-Beltane

Calendar

Fire Festivals

Date

May 01 Every year

Description

Since the Celtic year was based on both lunar and solar cycles, it is most likely that the holiday would be celebrated on the full moon nearest the midpoint between the vernal equinox and the summer solstice (near may 5th). the beginning of the pastoral summer season when the herds of livestock were driven out to summer pastures and mountain grazing lands

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beltane


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