Spring FestivalsEaster is the most important Christian festival of the year. Christians celebrate Easter every spring as remembrance of the day when Jesus was resurrected from the dead two days after Good Friday. Gifts of edible eggs, sometimes of chocolate! are given on Easter day.
In China, The Chinese Spring Festival is celebrated in spring every year at the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This spring festival celebration occurs around mid-February every year.
India celebrates Holi, The Festival of Colours in spring every year. The festival of Holi is held on the day of the full moon in March and bonfires are lit on the night before Holi.
The people of Vietnam start their Spring season with the celebration of The Vietnamese New Year, or Tet, as it is called in Vietnamese.
Iran celebrates Nowruz, which marks the first day of spring for the Iranian people. Nowruz is also the beginning of the year in the Iranian Calendar.
The first day in May, May 1st, is celebrated as a spring festival and spring holiday in many countries around the world. It is also celbrated worldwide as The International Workers Day.
Japan celebrates The Cherry Blossom Festival in early spring every year. On this day, Japanese people celebrate the beauty of the cherry blossom tree and the coming of spring.
Citizens of the Republic of Ireland celebrate Saint Brigid's Day as the first day of spring (1st of February is St Brigid's Day).