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Hop-tu-Naa

October 31, 2021

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 31 of October, repeating indefinitely

When:
October 31
Where:
Isle of Man  🇮🇲
First occurrence:
ancient times
Hop-tu-Naa is the version of Halloween/Samhain that
is celebrated on the Isle of Man.

Instead of carved pumpkins,
the older custom of making turnip lanterns is practiced.
The name of Hop-tu-Naa comes from the songs sung on
this day
and the likewise Hop-tu-Naa dance.
🎃
Also known as:
Oie Houney
#HopTuNaa

 

Hop-tu-naa: A traditional Manx celebration in Maughold from Culture Vannin on Vimeo.

 

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Details

Date:
October 31, 2021
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Organizer

Traditional