home page  events  |   Diva Publishing  |   Žiarislav  | music |  pictures  |  contact   



Pictures from the Summer Solstice Celebration (June 2009)
It was raining on Friday and Saturday. The rain stopped shortly before the ceremony 
on Saturday evening and the weather lasted until the early morning when the celebration stopped.
 Then it rained the entire day on Sunday. In spite of the bad weather and the destination - top of the 
hill of a remote mountain region, 140 people showed up, some with small children. 
the main tent
lighting up four bonfires in four directions
opening ceremony
ceremony of girls

over thousand year old ceremony  "Calling the Spirit of the ancestors" 

 ...singing with the band Bytosti (trans. Beings)
dance of the Spirits (one of the 'after midnight' traditions)
x"Play, music play, play until the morning!" (song lyrics)

back to pictures