The Summer Solstice marks the day when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky and period longest sunlight. The Summer Solstice is on 21st June. The Summer Solstice is celebrated in many cultures. One viewpoint is that it is a day to celebrate the sun and it's beauty and power. This time of year usually sees lush green across nature and the sun's power is there for all to see. So when better to celebrate the beauty of our world.
Various cultures dating back thousands years have celebrated this important and special day. The elements they used have been to honour the day and still carrying on to this day. Although there might be slight alterations to the ceremonies the underlying reason still stands.
There are a number of rituals you can perform or ceremonies you can attend. Why not search your local area and see what events you might be able to enjoy. Handfasting is an ancient ceremony that is becoming more popular and this is the time of year that you will be able to witness them. Fairs will be held. Meditations will take place. There are plenty of ways to get involved.
How will you mark this magical day?