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As six months has it been since Samhain's passing-
once again, will the witches be massing,
For their wails shall be heard from brambled peaks,
as on the wind shall their black curses speak.
Heed ye this warning, and light ye yon' bale,
and pray thee til' morning to see the sun's hail.

Walpurgisnacht is celebrated on April 30th in Germanic countries, and it is a fire festival, and a "night of witches".  It was the belief that balefires would keep the maledictions of witches at bay.
For more specific information on Walpurgisnacht, here is the wikipedia link -  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walpurgi…

The Beltane is a Celtic fire festival celebrated on the first of May. It is exactly 6 months after the Celtic fire festival of Samhain. While Samhain (October 31st) was supposed to be the beginning of the new year, where the dwindling light of the sun was preserved within a sacred flame, the Beltane was the rekindling or the sun with the magic of the sacred flame- for the longer days of light in the summer.
Famously, the wickerman, a giant effigy of wood shaped like a man, has been an integral part of many Beltane celebrations- particularly on the European continent.  Its use was attested to by Caesar as he saw one in ancient Gaul, filled with condemned criminals for sacrifice to the sun.  It was believed this effigy was meant to represent the sacrifice of the old king to make way for a new one with youth and vigor.

Here is more information on this subject -  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beltane

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