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Oksana Skorik Оксана Скорик

Oksana Skorik Оксана Скорик (Mariinsky Ballet), “Walpurgis Night” from “Faust” choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky Леонид Лавровский, Alexandrinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2016 Dance Open Ballet Festival (April 25) 87 more words


ADF Dedicant Path: Seventh High Day Recap (Beltane)

Despite all the sunny days we’ve had since Eostre, Beltane managed to land on a cold and rainy one. I made the best of it in my mind by thinking of the weather as the dark half of the year’s final farewell. 414 more words


Tschüss, Winter! Spring Holidays in Germany

Easter may be a faint glow in our rearview mirrors (on the busses, of course; who has a car here??), but that does not mean that Germany is lacking in holidays. 350 more words


Hexennacht - Witches Night Celebration 

Hexennacht or “Witches Night” is a celebration that seems to be growing in popularity. Or it could be I am just lucky to meet more people who are drawn to it. 493 more words

Walpurgis Night

Tonight is Walpurgis Night, named after the English Medieval missionary, St. Walpurga, who first brought Christianity to the Germanic people. Her feast day is May 1st, and the eve of the day, April 30th, is often celebrated with dancing and reveling. 478 more words

Gothic Poetry

We Be Pagans (Ode to Walpurgis Night)

Fire. Fire. Fireworks.
Family and Friends.
How are you?
Breakfast, Dinner and Lunch.
Can’t Complain,
Drunk and Awake
Coffee and Punch,
Beer, Wine and Cider. 90 more words


Hexennacht I

The day dawned dark and grim
As I arose from the depths of nightmare.
I gazed with fear my window from
And saw the streets outside were bare. 111 more words