Best Vancouver events Dec. 19 to Dec. 26 Check out Winter Harp, Public Enemy … – Vancouver Sun


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Best Vancouver events Dec. 19 to Dec. 26 Check out Winter Harp, Public Enemy
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Winter Solstice Lantern Festival. Like a luminous necklace, the lantern festival lights up the perimeter of False Creek as well as two other locations (Strathcona and The Drive) on the longest night of the year, with fire installations, singing, music

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Canadian DJ spins for the solstice at FiftyFifty Brewing – Tahoe Daily Tribune

Canadian DJ spins for the solstice at FiftyFifty Brewing
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Vancouver's Neighbour is set to celebrate the winter solstice with a “White Party” in Truckee. “Calgary-born Matt Dauncey aka Neighbour – co-founder of Homebreakin Records and one of Canada's top deep house producers – combines the raw ecstasy of 

Brighten the darkness of the winter solstice with a yule log celebration – OregonLive.com

Brighten the darkness of the winter solstice with a yule log celebration
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The birthplace of the yule log can be traced back to Scandinavia and Germany, where winter solstice celebrations (known as “yule”) eventually became intertwined with many Christmas traditions. British clergyman Robert Herrick wrote in the 1600s about

Winter Solstice: The Sun Stands Still on Saturday – Yahoo South Africa


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Winter Solstice: The Sun Stands Still on Saturday
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Many cultures in the world use the winter solstice to mark the beginning of the year. The other three dates neatly divide the year into quarters, or seasons. The accompanying chart shows what the sky would look like this coming Saturday at precisely 12
Winter solstice: The day the sun stands stillMother Nature Network

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Winter Solstice: The Sun Stands Still on Saturday

The Earth’s axis currently points in a northerly direction close to the second-magnitude star Polaris, also known as the Pole Star. Because the Earth’s axis points to Polaris no matter where Earth happens to be in its orbit, the sun appears to move over the year from 23.5 degrees north of the celestial equator on June 21 to 23.5 degrees south of the celestial equator on Dec. 21.