Some folks had rougher 2020s, some folks had rougher 2021s. We fell into the latter category, but have hope for 2022. And so, we’re back with a new episode (and it won’t be a year until the next one – honest)! Part of the delay was also just the sheer epicness of our topic – der Lewesbaam. Yes, instead of a holiday-centric episode, we’re breaking down the Urglaawe world tree. And we hope you enjoy it.
This month we look at a multitude of holidays – Voryuul, Yuul, and Berchtaslaaf. Plus we have visits from the Belsnickel, Lutzelfraa, and Krampus! To find the Philadelphia Women’s* Slavic Ensemble, head to http://www.singslavic.com and to find the main Urglaawe Facebook group, simply visit http://www.facebook.com/groups/Urglaawe
Three holidays all in one! We’re back with our second episode, which explores the crowded month of March in the Urglaawish year. We look at Grumbieredaag (March 17th), Oschdre (the Vernal Equinox), and Ziegdaag (April 1st), which we’ve adapted from the Deitsch tradition of “Flitting Day”, when tenant farmers would move their families.
I know it’s been a little while, but our first episode is finally here. Welcome to our exploration of Entschtanning, the twelve day observance where we talk about time, cosmic wisdom, fairy godmothers, “zombie plant spirits”, and donuts. Along with groundhogs telling us about the other realms…