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When was the Celtic festival of Samhain held?

One of the four major Celtic festivals,Samhain was celebrated on 1 November and the night that preceded it,making it in terms of time the equivalent of the modern Halloween.A (MORE)

How do you pronounce Samhain?

"sah-WEEN."   Around here it is pronounced "sah-wen" Short "e" as in Ben, not a long "e" as in been.
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What is the Vigil of Samhain?

The 48 hour period from October 31st through November 2nd was known as the Vigil of Samhain and is a sacred holiday. It is the Celtic new year and also the last harvest of the (MORE)