Beltane http://www.aliraqi.org/forums/showthread.php?t=105019 Getty Images 11 hours ago A masked performer takes part in the Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill in Edinburgh on April 30, 2012. The annual event is inspired by the pre-Christian spring-time festival and is intended to emphasis a connection with the passing of the seasons.
Discovered By: 3faeries at Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland. The modern Beltane Fire Festival is inspired by the ancient Gaelic festival of Beltane which began on the evening before 1 May and marked the beginning of summer. The modern festival was started in 1988 by a small group of enthusiasts including the musical collective Test Dept, with academic support from the School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh. --Wikipedia
Beltane Fire Festival is an annual participatory arts event and ritual drama, held on April 30 on Calton Hill in Edinburgh. It is inspired by the ancient Gaelic festival of Beltane which was historically held on an evening after May 1st and marked the beginning of summer.