An early form of pole dancing may well lead to a hangover!

The earliest May Day festivities started long, long ago with theFestival of Floralia in Roman times, and the raucous Germanic / ScandinavianWalpurgis Night or Celtic Beltane celebrations the night before (hence the hangover!).

More on Beltane and May Day by Somewhere in the world today…

Picture: at Gainesville May Day celebration by barb.howe, on Flickr

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