Winter Solstice - December 21
Wed, Dec 21, 2022

Winter Solstice

Winter solstice is celebrated on December 21 all over the world! This is a unique phenomenon when day and night are equal in duration. Today, people from all over the world make wishes and use the incredible energy that the sun sends. The transition from darkness to light is symbolic and is interpreted by peoples in their own way.


Ancient people were sure that on this day the line between people and souls was broken, so evil spirits could get out and interfere in every possible way. But along with the negative influence, beneficial energy passed through the invisible tunnels, allowing you to realize any dream! True, it was necessary to learn how to filter it and take it correctly. There were many rituals for this, you can try them now. If you are an agnostic, then you can celebrate Winter solstice with anticipation of the approaching spring!

Interesting facts

Did you know that on this day:

  • the longest shadows due to the position of the sun, located at the lowest point in the sky;
  • popular Christmas traditions arose. For example, decorated spruce, holiday wreaths;
  • the Iranians have an important holiday – “the night of Yalda”;
  • there are fun events near Stonehenge – everyone who wants to be the first to meet astronomical spring gathers here;
  • pagans are engaged in predictions of fates, using maps, paper, water;
  • there is a special sign: on New Year’s Eve the weather will be the same as today;
  • ancestors made amulets and talismans, they could be purchased already in the morning – during the night they were saturated with energy and helped a person throughout the year.

How to celebrate

Learn more about the natural phenomenon. Watch science films! Tell the children about a special day of the year. Study the rituals and involve friends in the lesson, you may be able to conjure well-being!

When is Winter Solstice celebrated in 2022?

Winter Solstice is observed on December 21 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday December 21 2022
Thursday December 21 2023
Saturday December 21 2024
Sunday December 21 2025
Monday December 21 2026

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