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The Thistle & Shamrock: Beltane

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A man painted green takes part in a Beltane May Day celebration on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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A man painted green takes part in a Beltane May Day celebration on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England.

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The ancient year marked seasonal changes with special festivities and rituals. Marked at the beginning of May, Beltane is one of four quarter-day festivals. Join in our celebration of the natural elements — Air, Earth, Water and Fire — with a Beltane-themed hour of music.