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Ærra Jéola (Before Yule) or Jiuli and Æftera Jéola (After Yule). The real and original Joulu, Yule. From Finnish Kekri became finnish joulu. From roman Saturnalia celebration became joulu, Wonderful to know the pagan origins of our celebration! Mid winter festival, Winter Solstice. All the perfect layers of Joulu
Eastern European and European Shaman Rituals Still Practiced Today. Wilder Mann…

Eastern European and European shaman rituals still practiced today. From Wilder Mann by Charles Fréger

Tjugondag jul (“Twentieth Day Yule”), or Tjugondag Knut (Finnish: nuutinpäivä) is a traditional festival celebrated in Sweden and Finland on January 13. It is not celebrated in Denmark despite being named for Saint Canute,[citation needed] the patron saint of Denmark. The days between Christmas and Tjugondag jul are filled with holidays[citation needed]. Christmas trees are taken down on Tjugondag jul, and the candies and cookies that decorated the tree are eaten.    On Tjugondag jul, there…

Tjugondag jul (“Twentieth Day Yule”), or Tjugondag Knut (Finnish: nuutinpäivä) is a traditional festival celebrated in Sweden and Finland on January

Der skandinavische Julbock in seinen Brauchtumsvarianten - kleine Galerie historischer Bilder - Brauchtum und Feste - Eldaring e.V. Asatru - gelebtes germanisches Heidentum

Yule Goats, Bygdøy, Oslo, Norway, 1955 black and white photograph

Nuttipukka & Sastapukki

Photographer Charles Fréger visited 18 European countries in search of the mythological figure of the Wild Man. Wilder Mann: the Image of the Savage explores human fascination with myth, ritual and tradition.

Nuuttiparoni visits a home in Nyllyla village, Finland, 1926. Photo by Aino Oksanen via All Things Finnish. Photo

rustincohleruinedmylife: “ On Tjugondag jul [the Day of Yule], there has been a tradition a bit analogous to modern Santa Claus, where men dressed as a goat (Finnish: Nuuttipukki) would visit houses. Unlike Santa Claus, Nuuttipukki was a scary.

On Tjugondag jul/Twentieth Day Yule, young adult men would dress as as a goat (Finnish: Nuuttipukki) and some men would dress in women's clothing. The main part of the Nuuttipukki costume, however, was a pair of horns and a mask made from animal leather, birch bark or paper.

On Tjugondag jul/Twentieth Day Yule, young adult men would dress as as a goat (Finnish: Nuuttipukki) and some men would dress in women's clothing. The main part of the Nuuttipukki costume, however, was a pair of horns and a mask made from animal leather, birch bark or paper.

Joulupukki is a Finnish Christmas figure. The name "Joulupukki" literally means "Christmas goat" or "Yule Goat" in Finnish; the word pukki comes from the Teutonic root bock, which is a cognate of the English "buck", "Puck", and means "billy-goat". An old Scandinavian custom, the figure eventually became more or less conflated with Santa Claus.

Joulupukki is a Finnish Christmas figure. The name "Joulupukki" literally means…

Christmas Is Awesome And So Should You: 14 - Nuuttipukki

Stunning images of pagan costumes worn at winter celebrations around the world

Nuuttipukki - 2016 By: Arith Härger --- #Arith #Harger #Härger #Finnish #Finland #Nuuttipukki #Monsters #Mythology #Folklore

Nuuttipukki - 2016 By: Arith Härger --- #Arith #Harger #Härger #Finnish #Finland #Nuuttipukki #Monsters #Mythology #Folklore

Julbocken (The Yule Goat) cover (detail) by John Bauer, A Christmas magazine for big and small children

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