Celtic Festivals

Winter Solstice- Celtic Festival Ceremony (Vlog)

In our Celtic landscapes, the Winter Solstice is an ancient seasonal Festival – a rite of passage that is ageless. This stunning astronomical phenomenon marks the longest night and the shortest day of the year. The Sun, at its farthest southerly point, having moved slowly since last June, ‘stops’ for approximately 3 days before it starts to slowly meander …

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Samhain – Celtic Festival Ceremony (Vlog)

Samhain (pronounced “Sao-whin”) is regarded as the source of all eight Irish-Celtic seasonal festivals. Calculated as the “cross-quarter day” exactly half way between Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice, it heralds the Ancestral marking of the beginning of Winter, (the season of An Cailleach – Crone or Grandmother Earth).  The increasing darkness in the days from …

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Summer Solstice Celtic Festival Ceremony

Summer Solstice Celtic Festival Ceremony (Vlog)

Summer Solstice, is known as “the longest day”, i.e. the one of maximum daylight in the year. As the Earth journeys around the Sun each year, daylight begins to increase soon after Winter Solstice and onwards to the peak of Summer Solstice. The natural world, which we humans are a part of, responds profoundly to growing quantities of light …

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