Samhain

Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and beginning of winter or "darker half" of the year. It is held on 1 November, but... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Sauin (Manx Gaelic)
  • Observed by:  Historically: Gaels, Today: Irish people, Scottish people, Manx people, Celtic neopagans, Wiccans
  • Type:  Cultural, Pagan (Celtic polytheism, Celtic neopaganism, Wicca)
  • Significance:  End of the harvest season, beginning of winter
  • Celebrations:  Bonfires, guising/mumming, divination, feasting
  • Date:  31 October–1 November, (or 1 May for Neopagans in the S. Hemisphere)
  • date:  31 October–1 November, (or 1 May for Neopagans in the S. Hemisphere)
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Related to:  Halloween, Day of the Dead, Hop-tu-Naa, Calan Gaeaf, Kalan Gwav, All Saints' Day, All Souls' Day, Dziady
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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