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Tag archieven: folklore
Abe heeft een breed scala aan symboliek-onderwerpen gekozen voor dit boek, en veel leerzame verhalen daarin verwerkt. Lees verder
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In the Bulgarian folklore, spring traditions have an important role. Decorated, coloured eggs date back to pre-Christian times. Lees verder
The Jack in the Green tradition developed in England during the eighteenth century, from an older May Day tradition. Morgana made some photos on the parade in London in 2017. Lees verder
The artistic projects of New Zealander Matthew Cowan are inspired by European folk traditions, with a contemporary and humorous twist. Lees verder
According to Bulgarian folk belief the sky reflects life on earth. According to some legends the sky was once quite low and near to the earth and people could touch it with their hands. The unity of the sky and earth perceived as marriage is what brings fertility and rain. Lees verder
Held on January 11 this annual New Years’ ritual is performed in the Scottish town of Burghead. It is part of the same festivities as “First footing”, all to do with welcoming the New Year in and bringing good luck. Lees verder
In the Basque Country – even though St. Brigid is present as well – the attention in the first period of Spring is focused on Saint Agathe, patroness of the Basque Country. Lees verder
Guide to the subject of magical herbalism in three parts: a concise history, a comprehenisve A-Z herbal and plant glossary and British trees. Lees verder