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Ragnarok 2014 countdown

We’re just mere hours away from the start of Ragnarok, the Viking Apocalypse, a series of events, natural disasters, and battles that lead to the end of the world. The wolf Fenrir, Loki’s son, will also break out of his prison and there will be an epic battle fought by Norse gods like Odin, Thor, Loki, Týr, Freyr, and Heimdallr. The Earth will split open and the beings of the underworld will be unleashed.

In Norse mythology, most of the major gods die in the final battle, and those who do survive will see the world begin anew and become repopulated.

In honor of this impending cataclysm, thousands of Viking warriors and spectators are descending upon the city of York in the United Kingdom for the Jorvik Viking Festival.

The event’s website has been counting down to Ragnarok, which they state begins on February 22, 2014. The festival’s events will included live combat workshops for families, a grand Viking dinner, Viking strongman competition, a dramatic candle-lit performance of Beowulf, and much much more, which will be great if you actually survive this apocalypse. I’m guessing the folks behind this annual festival aren’t too worried about the end of days, since they’ve scheduled events for February 23, 2014.

Ragnarok 2014 jorvik Viking Festival The End Is Coming

For Ragnarok, I’ll be listening to Manowar, drinking mead, polishing my sword, reading American Gods, and, of course, watching Thor. How will you spend your final moments?

5 Comments »

  1. Sicily, Italy is where Babylon sits. There was a show on CNN a few hours ago and it showed a woman crying for a thing dressed in a scarlet robe that was carried by several people. Atlantis is in the Bermuda Triangle. Abbadon is Joe Biden. Find out who St. Michael Archistrategos is.

    Comment by Kyle MacKenzie Street — February 22, 2014 @ 3:26 am

  2. […] today is Ragnarök, so, I guess, welcome to the end of the world … again, until next […]

    Pingback by Apparently today is Ragnarök | The Hermetic Library Blog — February 22, 2014 @ 3:31 pm

  3. Or you can join the rest of us in reality and find out about conspiracies that are real like corporate fraud, the Patriot Act, Drone Warfare, and other things that aren’t made up by money hungry gypsies.

    Comment by Chris Ryan — February 22, 2014 @ 3:45 pm

  4. YAY IM STILL ALIVE!!!

    Comment by BOB — May 22, 2014 @ 11:58 pm

  5. Where is it? WHERE IS IT?!!! Is that black spot the devouration of the sun?

    Comment by Blue Sand — May 29, 2014 @ 8:13 am

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