Edinburgh Beltane Fire Festival

It’s never too early to plan for summer, especially when it’s approaching as fast as it is. Summer is a very exciting season because it means one thing in Edinburgh. Its fantastic festivals time! All throughout summer Edinburgh hosts a wide section of amazing festivals which bring nothing but excitement to the city.

Festivals give you the chance to meet new people and learn about many different things that you might not have thought about. When going to a festival that’s only for one day its easier to book a use a Motorhome as it gives you the chance to be able to enjoy your own confront and stay as close as you want to the destination you’re going too. For Edinburgh Motorhome hire book from Easicampers just click here.

Edinburgh Beltane Fire Festival

Edinburgh Beltane fire festival is an annual festival which celebrates the beginning of the summer season, it’s a one night unique festival which has a wild mix of fire, drumming, dance, and acrobatics.

The Beltane Fire Festival is inspired by the ancient Gaelic festival of Beltane, which began just before the 1st of May and since then it has marked the beginning of summer. The festival first started in 1988. Hundreds of people descend on Calton Hill to mark the change of the seasons, Drums start to thunder and that is when the May Queen awakens and leads her followers down to where they’re watched by an audience of thousands against the backdrop of Edinburgh’s stunning skyline.

The festival is a tradition and will carry on to be a tradition for many years, Seeing the fiery displays, magnificent costumes and great storytelling, you’re able to see the May Queen transforming the Green Man from his wintry guise. They do this so they can show that they’ll rule together over the warmer months.
‘Beltane’ translates to bright fire, it is believed that the tradition is celebrated in various ways across the British Isles. it gives communities the chance to come together to mark the changing of the seasons.

Many people from all over different countries come to Edinburgh to see this festival because they believe it’s a way to cleanse the community of the dark months spent indoors, they also come to learn about different types of beliefs people have. Even though the festival is for only one day, it’s known to be one of the most spectacular days, giving Summer that warm welcome with a huge display of different things to enjoy.

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