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Winternights
18.06.2019
Winternights
The holiday of Winternights is also known as Vetrnaetr. This name is coming from old-Norse language where Vetr means winter and –naetr, the plural form from ‘natt’ means night. Winternights is the Norse winter festival that was celebrated in...
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Midsummer
30.05.2019
Midsummer
Every year around 21st of June in Northern semisphere people celebrate Midsummer. The traditions of celebration are found in all Germanic countries. Moreover, the tradition to celebrate this date  still exist in many countries. It is the second important holiday after Yule....
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Waluburgis Night
27.05.2019
Waluburgis Night
Waluburgis Night or May Eve is the old Germanic holiday celebrated at night between 30th of April and 1st of May. It is one of the main holidays during the year alongside of Yule and Midsummer. The name of the holiday relates with a girl who was born year 710 in Wessex....
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Ostara
17.05.2019
Ostara
Ostara, also known as the Spring Equinox and the Vernal Equinox usually celebrated around 21 of March. Ostara, Eostre or Eastre also is the name of Old Germanic Goddess of spring and new life. She is usually described as young maiden wreathed in flowers and greenery. This...
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Yule
17.05.2019
Yule
Yule or Winter Solstice (around 21 of December) is an old Germanic Midwinter celebration. Its name comes from the Old Norse language and means "wheel". This day defines the moment when the year wheel or sun wheel is in its lowest point and it's ready to start...
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