Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh Scotland

Here is more news on Beltane celebrations around the world.  This report is on the Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland from the BBC News

"Thousands of people turned out to watch the pagan-inspired spring rituals at the annual Beltane Fire Festival.

The participatory arts and drama event symbolises the beginning of summer and celebrates an ancient Celtic festival.

Beltane 2010, which was held on Calton Hill in Edinburgh on Friday night, featured dancing, a costumed parade, drumming and fire.

During the event the Green Man is killed as god of winter and reborn as spring to consort with the May Queen." ...(Cont.)...



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