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Beltane - May Day

May Day celebrations go back hundreds of years in agricultural societies. Beltane, celebrated on May 1, is one of the fire festivals, and is a day of flowers, fertility, dancing, bonfires and general merrymaking. Learn about the history of Beltane, as well as some fun crafts, fire-focused rituals, and other celebrations of the season.
  1. Beltane Cooking (8)
  2. Beltane Crafts (7)
  3. Beltane Custom and Folklore (16)
  4. Beltane Magic (3)
  5. Beltane Prayers (8)
  6. Beltane Rites and Rituals (9)

When is Beltane 2011?
Beltane celebrates the fertility of spring and the greening of the earth. When is Beltane 2011?

When is Beltane 2010?
Beltane celebrates the fertility of spring and the greening of the earth. When is Beltane 2010?

All About Beltane
May 1 is known as May Day to many people, but for a lot of Wiccans and Pagans it's Beltane. It's a day to celebrate fertility, fire, and abundance. Learn about the traditions and trends of this Sabbat, how to hold a Maypole Dance, and some great ideas for rituals and celebrations.

Beltane History - Celebrating May Day
Beltane has been celebrated for centuries among agricultural societies -- it's the beginning of May, the sign that summer is just around the corner. This fire festival has its roots in fertility rituals that can be traced back to Greco-Roman religions. Learn about traditions of May celebrations from around the world.

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