Winter solstice

The Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year.

Winter solstice

The Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year, when the earth’s axis is tilted farthest from the sun and, therefore, it is also the longest night. Our ancestors were very aware at this time, as darkness presented more danger as well as cold due to lack of sunlight. 

Many cultures and religions celebrate the longest night of the year with rituals involving fire, light, nois...

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