December 21 is the shortest day of the year. Also called the winter solstice. From this day on it slowly gets lighter again and the days get longer. During the winter solstice, the sun is at the northernmost or southernmost position of the earth. The winter solstice is a day on which various rituals are held to welcome the light into the darkness. In this blog, you can read more about this day and what you can do during this day.