Spring Holidays Around the World

The three major religious holidays celebrated in the U.S. in the spring time

What are Easter, Passover and Ramadan


Seasonal eating refers to what and why is it good for us to eat this way

Seasonal eating refers to eating produce that has been grown and picked at its peak of flavor and nutrients. Most produce is available year-round at grocery stores, but seasonal produce costs are sometimes lower.

The Mayo Clinic states that seasonal produce is more nutrient-dense and flavorful because it is picked at the height of ripeness and doesn’t get frozen or preserved. Seasonal eating may also be environmentally friendly and cause less pollution. If you opt to buy produce at a farmers market, you also support your local economy. 


This happens in the natural world in Spring

What is the season during which the natural world revives and reinvigorates after the colder winter months. During spring, dormant plants begin to grow again, new seedlings sprout out of the ground and hibernating animals awake.  


The Vivaldi piece of which "Spring" is one of the concerts

What is the "Four Seasons"


During Fall and Spring we experience temperatures that are cooler than during Summer but are warmer than during Winter because of this.

What is during Fall and Spring, the Sun's rays are not as concentrated as they are during Summer but are more concentrated than they are during Winter.  


One of Holland’s biggest and most anticipated spring events 

What is the Flower Parade of the Bollenstreek. Dozens of floats made of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and more parade through several villages in this region of western Netherlands. Millions of flowers are used to make these beautiful floats, which can take the shape of anything from ducks to chairs.


Foods that are associated with spring  

What are fresh fruits and vegetables: Spring is a great time to enjoy fresh produce like asparagus, artichokes, peas, fava beans, strawberries, apricots, and rhubarb. These fruits and vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are good for your health.Mar 20, 2023


The first day of spring is known as what 

The vernal equinox


Simon & Garfunkle wrote this song about spring

What is "April Come She Will"

Astronomical seasons depend on this.   

What is how the Earth moves around the sun. 


The country that celebrates Holi, also called the Festival of Colors, and which celebrates the end of winter and the beginning of spring. During this outdoor festival, people light bonfires, throw colored powder called gulal, sing and dance, and eat delicious sweets and treats.  

What is India


The type of fruit that is at its best in early spring

What are citrus fruits such as: oranges, tangelos, grapefruit and lemons. In late spring strawberries start to appear.  


In Latin, the word vernal means this and equinox means this

What are Spring" and "equal night"


This song written by George Harrison is about seasonal change from winter to spring. It is also a song of hope for when our day to day feels gray and cold, reminding us that the season is bound to change and that sunshine may be on its way

What is “Here Comes the Sun”  


Equinoxes and solstices mark the beginnings of which two seasons each

Equinoxes mark the start of spring and autumn. Solstices kick off summer and winter.


The name of the holiday celebrated in spring by Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan and other countries once under Persian influence

What is Nowruz


The animal that decorates Easter tables throughout Central and Eastern Europe, particularly in countries such as Russia, Slovenia, and Poland.  

What are butter lambs. Butter lambs are exactly what they sound like: mounds of butter that have been carved or molded to look like a lamb. Hand-making these classic centerpieces at home is a beloved tradition for many families. When using the butter lamb, the proper etiquette is to start at the back and leave the head for last.  


The reason spring is considered the New Year in many cultures

When the old Roman calendar was created, the year began with the month of March. In other calendar systems, the beginning of spring also marked the beginning of the year, for example, in the ancient calendars of Japan and China. The real New Year comes with with the spring equinox....honoring the arrival of spring as the year's true kickoff is a means of lightening up your life, one that many humans have embraced throughout history


This song about spring was sung by Frank Sinatra in which he talks about spring fever

What is "It Might as Well be Spring"


These are the months of the Australian spring season 

What are September to November


The name of the festival marking the beginning of the Thai New Year and the important symbol used to celebrate it

The Songkran festival marks the beginning of the Thai New Year. It takes place in April, Thailand’s hottest month. Water is an important symbol during Songkran because it represents washing away the old year and anticipates rainfall for the coming season. During the multi-day festival, people flock to the streets to throw water at each other. From water balloons to buckets, there are endless ways to soak friends and family!


In Australia, the animal that replaced the Easter Bunny

What is the Easter bilby. Bilbies are rabbit-sized marsupials with large ears and thin, pointy noses, native to Australia.  They once inhabited 70% of the continent, but their population began to decline after rabbits were introduced to the ecosystem in 1859. In 1991, a campaign launched to replace the Easter Bunny with the Easter Bilby to raise awareness for bilby conservation efforts. Soon after the Easter Bilby was adopted, chocolate bilbies began taking over candy stores.

The earliest known record of a New Year festival dates from what year and where
It dates from about 2000 bce in Mesopotamia, where in Babylonia the new year (Akitu) began with the new moon after the spring equinox (mid-March) and in Assyria with the new moon nearest the autumn equinox (mid-September).


It's time to come out of your winter cocoon and start boogying to this tune by the queen of disco! As the name implies, the song is about a steamy affair that blossoms in spring.

What is "Spring Affair" by Donna Summer

Spring is called spring for this reason.  

What is it was not until the 1300s that the term lent was replaced by springing time, since it was the time of year when most plants that had been dormant over the fall and winter finally began to grow again, or spring from the earth.