Midsummer's day: play with fire in the name of a preacher from the Jordan

It is Midsummer's day, and who is not looking at the calendar, it will not remember even. But there is mostly stated that on 24. June of man is thought of is c

Midsummer's day: play with fire in the name of a preacher from the Jordan

It is Midsummer's day, and who is not looking at the calendar, it will not remember even. But there is mostly stated that on 24. June of man is thought of is considered the forerunner of Christ, and since the early middle ages a high level of popularity enjoyed, what forms of "Hans" or "Jean" is reflected in the wide distribution of the name short. John the Baptist, according to the tale, was born at the time of the summer solstice, and as with all Christian Fixed numerous pagan traditions, with the way interwoven are to be celebrated, as you do. When they are celebrated.

the custom of The Midsummer fire, where the demons are to be exorcised, is not widely used everywhere, and many of those who play with fire in the Midsummer night, will not know that you do it in the name of a preacher from the Jordan. The majority of Mainz, after all, an idea of what it is around the Midsummer's day festival, even if they have to miss due to Corona this year on the Midsummer night, a since 1968, that is geared to the culture and the people, lasting usually for several days.

In the heat of the night

At St. John's, Richard Wagner's music theatre plays "The mastersingers of Nuremberg", and the boys in a celebratory mood, the play that have nothing Better to do, than a hopeless fight to start. In the heat of the night it's aggressive to the point when young men are let of the leash: in A pattern, the culture is historically known and currently in various levels everywhere in the city and the country can be observed.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 20:19

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