Treasury Festival Dates, 2019

With half ancient festivals, and half modern festivals, the Treasury of Apollon’s calendar is entirely our own creation, meant for our use, and for the use of those who would celebrate with us.

In anticipation of the next Treasury Year, here are our festivals, listed and dated accordingly.

 


 

Sisters and associates, below are the calendar dates for the upcoming year’s major Treasury festivals.  Underlined are the names of each Treasury Month followed by its corresponding number in parentheses.  Next, are that month’s Noumenia and Deipnon dates, according to the Julian calendar. Bullet points are for the major festivals celebrated in a particular month, followed by its day within that month.  As always, all celebrations are optional, though encouraged. This information may be updated at any time.

27th day of Hyperboraios (XIII) – Jan. 3

Perihelios (I) Jan. 7-Feb. 4

Prostaterias (II) Feb. 5-Mar. 6

Daphneion (III) Mar. 7-Apr. 5

  • Ktistêsia: Founding Anniversary and Purification of Altars [Noumenia]
  • Stepteria: Crowning and Purification of Apollon after defeating Delphyne [7th]
  • Sminthia [Vernal Equinox]
  • Daphnaea: Consummation of Daphne and Purification of Priestesses [20th]
  • Daphnephoria: Parade of the Purified Apollon [29th]

Theoxenion (IV) – Apr. 6-May. 4

Pytheion (V) – May. 5-Jun. 3

Batrachion (VI) – Jun 4-Jul. 2

  • Batrachia: Festival of Frogs [7th]
  • Anointing of Apollon at Xanthos [9th]
  • Hyakinthia [Full Moon]
  • Pyrophoria [Summer Solstice]

Pyrophorion (VII) – Jul. 3-Aug. 1

  • Aphelion [2nd]
  • Lykaea [20th]

Karneion (VIII) – Aug. 2-Aug. 30

  • Metageitnia [7th]
  • Karneia [Full Moon]

Agetoreios (IX) – Aug. 31-Sep. 28

Aegletion (XI) – Sep. 29-Oct. 28

Telchinion (XII) – Oct. 29-Nov. 26

  • There are no major festivals within this month

Hyperboraios (XIII) – Nov. 27-Dec. 26

  • Hyperboralia: Festival of Lights [7th]
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