Winter Solstice (Northern) History, Facts & Quotes

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Winter solstice celebrations is also known as Midwinter the longest night and shortest day of the year. It is practiced and observed by different cultures modern and ancient. Winter solstice is cultural, astronomical and seasonal type. The significance of winter solstice is astronomically points the beginning of lengthy nights and shortening of days. Many people spend time with their family and friends, arrange festivals, dancing and singing are the part of this celebration. Winter solstice celebrations annually from 21st to 22nd December.

History:
The solstice happens every year all over the world from 21st to 22nd December.. It marks the shortest day of the year because the hemisphere is angular far from the Sun on that day. Winter solstice is considered as an astronomical development that marks the shortest day and also the longest night of the year. Winter solstice the solstice could have been considered vital as a result of communities weren’t bound of living through the winter, and had to be ready throughout the previous 9 months. Starvation was common throughout the primary months of the winter, additionally referred to as “the famine months”..

Winter Solstice

Facts:
*On the solstice twenty four hours of darkness within the Arctic and twenty four hours of sunlight within the Antarctic.

*Many pagan rituals have turned round the solstice. The short days and long hours of darkness prompted rituals supposed to lure the Sun back.

*The Mayan calendar over on the solstice, December 21, 2012.
*Approx 10 inches of snow melt down into just one inch of rain.

Quotes:

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