about summer solstice?
It is also known as the June solstice, which is considered the longest day in the northern hemisphere. Popularly known as midsummer, the day is visible in many regions. The concept of the summer solstice is defined when the axis of the earth is at its maximum tilt towards the sun at 23.44 degrees.
Litha is a pagan holiday; one of their eight sabbats during the year. Litha (also known as Midsummer) occurs on the summer solstice, and celebrates the beginning of summer. The traditions of Litha appear to be borrowed from many cultures. Most ancient cultures celebrated the summer solstice in some way
The crowds raised their arms in the air and cheered as the sun rose over the horizon. Some performed pagan rituals and sang songs, and many hugged the ancient stones as part of the ceremony. Plenty others awakened early and made the trip there just to soak up the atmosphere.