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Beltane

Hi witches.

It's been a while since I wrote on the blog, I didn't have so much time to do so, I've been concentrate on work that everything else didn't find place.

Beltane is almost here and I wanted to write something about this festival ( I definitely love it ), share with you some history about it and some ideas on how to celebrate it, hope you can find it helpful. Let me know what you think or if you have something else to add.



May 1st - Beltane or Beltane is a festival celebrated on May 1st and the name comes from Irish Gaelic which means '' bright fire '' and it is one of the major sabbats.

Beltane is located halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice, and astronomically speaking, the correct day is May 5th.

Celebrated by the druids who made bonfires burn on the top of the hills and who led them through the livestock of the village to purify it and as a sign of good omen.

At this time of year we feel physically good, our biorhythms have adapted to the increasing hours of light and we left behind the critical and bad moments of the end of winter and the beginning of spring.

Beltane celebrates love, attraction, courtship, beginnings and union.

In the past, in the villages, a beautiful young couple was elected to represent the king and queen of May. During Beltane celebration, the population used to dance around a pole planted firmly in the middle of the clearing where the party was held, this represents vitality.