December 2012

Hogmanay Festival

A pagan tradition of New Year’s, with plenty of music and fire.

Hogmanay is a way for those taking a visit to Scotland during the time of New Year’s to celebrate the holiday in a new and unique way.  As can be expected, it takes place on December 31st every year and is honored in many places throughout the country.  Hogmanay’s traditions are taken from Viking roots, incorporating pagan practices associated with worship of the sun and fire.  Over the years, this holiday has gone through many incarnations, eventually evolving into what it is toda