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We sail next to the Full Moon??


February sometimes does not have a full moon, although most years it does, and in 2024 it will arrive at the end of the month. We tell you why it is called the Snow Moon and why it is associated with starting over.

The name Snow Moon was given by the Native Americans, because February is the month of the year in which heavy snowfalls typically occur on the North American continent, as in many other areas of the northern hemisphere.

In Europe
, the Celts referred to the February Moon as the Ice Moon or Storm Moon, because of the frosts and storms of this month. February is also in much of the northern hemisphere, including Europe, the coldest month of the year.
In Asia,Although they follow the Gregorian calendar, they organize their festivities around the lunar calendar and celebrate the beginning of the year with festivities that begin with the first new Moon of the lunar year and last for two weeks until the full Moon occurs.
This Full Moon is usually the Full Moon of February, which, being the first Full Moon of the lunar year, tends to be related to new beginnings.

In China, the celebrations of Chinese New Year, which begin with the New Moon in January, culminate with the celebration of the Lantern Festival. This festival usually takes place on the full moon in February. The traditional dessert served on this full moon night is ball-shaped dumplings, perhaps symbolizing the completely illuminated moon.

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