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FLOAT CANDLES, PLACED IN NUTSHELLS, LIGHTED IN A LARGE
BOWL OF WATER. EACH PERSON WATCHES THE PROGRESS
OF HIS BOAT TO SEE IF HE WILL HAVE SMOOTH SAILING
DURING THE COMING YEAR.

Submitter comment: CZECHOSLOVAKIAN

Where learned: MISSOURI ; CLAYTON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Lights and candles

Date learned: 12-00-1967

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FLOAT CANDLES, PLACED IN NUTSHELLS, LIGHTED IN A LARGE
BOWL OF WATER. EACH PERSON WATCHES THE PROGRESS
OF HIS BOAT TO SEE IF HE WILL HAVE SMOOTH SAILING
DURING THE COMING YEAR.

Submitter comment: CZECHOSLOVAKIAN

Where learned: MISSOURI ; CLAYTON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Lights and candles

Date learned: 12-00-1967

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