Its May, and its time to put up the Maypole.
As we drove into Austria, strange elevated Christmas trees began to pop up. In the front yards of houses and in the centre of the towns, the Maypoles, often decorated with fluttery ribbons, dotted the landscape.
A symbol of spring and the new season of rebirth. Dancers will often weave ribbons around the pole, giving thanks for the coming warmth.
There are many countries with traditions involving Maypoles….can you tell me about them, I couldn’t find much online about them…
Do you know about the history and traditions of Maypoles?
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