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Walpurgis Night

April 30 is Walpurgis Night, Hallowe’en’s fiery twin, falling on the calendar exactly halfway from that better-known festival. It’s a northern European thing with deep pagan roots,  celebrating the real end of Winter (and the evening before May Day) with bonfires and gluttony. It seems like something the Spanish would come up with. Perhaps riot-happy Canada could use some scheduled chaos in its calendar?