A celebration where families, tribes, and friends gather to welcome the dawn of a new cycle. The holiday was born in the country where families would carry out the Midwinter tree and burn it in a bonfire as a symbol of starting fresh the next year. In the cities such fires were unlawful, many took to putting candles in their windows, or decorating the streets and streets with small candles in ceramic bowls.
As the candles burned, those gathered would each make a boast of a great thing that had occurred to them over the last cycle and a wish for the upcoming cycle. As with most holidays it is celebrated with beer, mead, or mulled wine as well as an assortment of prepared foods.