The elven calendar divides the year into eight parts, collectively called savaeds; most of them share the name with the holiday that starts them.
The elven New Year is celebrated on Saovine.
Solar Holidays[edit | edit source]
There is four holidays which date is connected with the activity of the Sun.
Lunar Holidays[edit | edit source]
Four other holidays takes place during a new moons.
Conversion Tables[edit | edit source]
- These conversion tables are based on the assumption that a year in the Witcher world is 365/366 days long and that the astrological and mythological phenomena happen at about the same time of the year as in the northern hemisphere of our own world.
- As is common with calendars, astrological and mythological holidays have been moved to a fixed date.
Elven to Gregorian[edit | edit source]
|Saovine||Holiday||1 November||1 day|
|Saovine||1st Savaed||1 November – 20 December||50 days|
|Midinváerne||Holiday||21 December||1 day|
|Yule||2nd Savaed||21 December – 1 February||43 days|
|Imbaelk||Holiday||2 February||1 day|
|Imbaelk||3rd Savaed||2 February – 20 March||47 days|
|Birke||Holiday||21 March||1 day|
|Birke||4th Savaed||21 March – 30 April||41 days|
|Belleteyn||Holiday||1 May||1 day|
|Blathe||5th Savaed||1 May – 20 June||51 days|
|Midaëte||Holiday||21 June||1 day|
|Feainn||6th Savaed||21 June – 31 July||41 days|
|Lammas||Holiday||1 August||1 day|
|Lammas||7th Savaed||1 August – 22 September||53 days|
|Velen||Holiday||23 September||1 day|
|Velen||8th Savaed||23 September – 31 October||39 days|
|Leap Day||29 February||1 day|
|Imbaelk||Leap Year, 3rd Savaed||2 February – 20 March||48 days|
Gregorian to Elven[edit | edit source]
|New Year||Holiday||12 Yule||1 day|
|January||1st Month||12 Yule – 42 Yule||31 days|
|February||2nd Month||43 Yule – 27 Imbolc||28 days|
|March||3rd Month||28 Imbaelk – 11 Birke||31 days|
|April||4th Month||12 Birke – 41 Birke||30 days|
|May||5th Month||01 Blathe – 31 Blathe||31 days|
|June||6th Month||32 Blathe – 10 Feainn||30 days|
|July||7th Month||11 Feainn – 41 Feainn||31 days|
|August||8th Month||01 Lammas – 31 Lammas||31 days|
|September||9th Month||32 Lammas – 08 Velen||30 days|
|October||10th Month||09 Velen – 39 Velen||31 days|
|November||11th Month||01 Saovine – 30 Saovine||30 days|
|December||12th Month||31 Saovine – 11 Yule||31 days|
|Leap Day||28 Yule||1 day|
|February||Leap Year, 2nd Month||43 Yule – 28 Imbaelk||29 days|
|March||Leap Year, 3rd Month||29 Imbaelk – 11 Birke||31 days|