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Hop-tu-Naa

When:
🗓ī¸ October 31

Where:
Isle of Man  🇮🇲

Since:
Ancient times

Also known as Oie Houney

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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.

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

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