Thousands join Beltane Fire Festival spring rituals
"The participatory arts and drama event symbolises the beginning of summer and celebrates an ancient Celtic festival.
"Beltane 2010, which was held on Calton Hill in Edinburgh on Friday night, featured dancing, a costumed parade, drumming and fire.
"During the event the Green Man is killed as god of winter and reborn as spring to consort with the May Queen."
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