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Pagan Beltane Fire Festival is celebrated in Edinburgh | Daily Mail Online

Some day I’ll make it to this!   Thousands of spectators gathered on Calton Hill in Edinburgh to watch drummers, fire dancers, physical theatre and a large bonfire at the annual Beltane Fire Festival. Source: Pagan Beltane Fire Festival is

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Brigid’s Blessings on the Celtic Fire Festival of Imbolc

On Imbolc Eve Irish & Scottish women would clean and prepare their household for Brigid’s blessings during the night.She was said to visit virtuous houses. Source: Brigid’s Blessings on the Celtic Fire Festival of Imbolc

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Watch a Hungarian Masked Monster Parade | Atlas Obscura

They’re either scaring away Old Man Winter or the Ottoman Empire. Source: Watch a Hungarian Masked Monster Parade | Atlas Obscura

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The spookiest ancient Irish myths and legends surrounding Halloween | IrishCentral.com

Samhain, the ancient Irish festival that became Halloween as we know it, was an important date in Irish lore. Source: The spookiest ancient Irish myths and legends surrounding Halloween | IrishCentral.com

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Falling Leaves Native American Festival

I attended my first powwow this weekend. I had a fantastic time! . To be honest, I was a bit concerned about the reception my jewelry would get. I do seedbead weaving, but not in a Native American tradition. I

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My Locations at the DragonCon Art Show

Labor Day Weekend is Nerdigras in Atlanta, Georgia! 80,000+ geeks and sundry nerds descend upon 5 downtown Atlanta hotels and have a geekfest. I will, as always, have my beaded jewelry and photoprints at the Dragoncon Art Show, located in the Hyatt, two

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It’s Art Show Season!!!

It is indeed the time for the flowers to bloom and the art shows blossom all over the area. My first show will be May 14th, and I’ve applied for shows all summer long, and more in the Holiday season.

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Beltane: Britain’s ancient festival is making a comeback – Telegraph

As numbers slump at modern music festivals, traditional gatherings such as Beltane are more popular than ever, says Victoria Lambert. Source: Beltane: Britain’s ancient festival is making a comeback – Telegraph

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7 Viking festivals to let loose your inner warrior

What’s summer without a goblet of mead and battle reenactments? Source: 7 Viking festivals to let loose your inner warrior

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Up Helly Aa!!!

Up Helly Aa is an annual celebration in the Shetland Islands of Scotland, honoring their Viking heritage with fire and ceremony. It’s a bit mad, a bit dangerous, and a lot of fun. Some day I shall make it to

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