Celebrating May Day or Beltane

Celebrating May Day or Beltane

May Day has had many different meanings for diverse cultures and countries over the past decades. In today’s day and age, it is a time to celebrate the season of Spring. This public holiday is celebrated every May 1st. The holiday is a day of togetherness, unity, and rebirth. A time for everyone to come […]

May Day and a History of Cultural Celebrations

May Day and a History of Cultural Celebrations

Many people have heard the term “May Day” before, and most, if not all, know that May Day falls on the first day of the month, which is this Thursday. Little more than that is known about the celebration by many people, though. May 1 is just another ordinary day for most. It is not […]

May Day History Beltane and the May Pole

May Day History Beltane and the May Pole

May Day is a holiday that slips many people by, yet for some it is full of meaning. The history of May Day and the May Pole tradition is thousands of years old, and is rooted in the Celtic cultures of the Northern Hemisphere. May Day was, and still is, known as Beltane; a festival for the celebration […]