Spring holidays

2017-07-27T18:44:24+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Chinese New Year, Nowruz, Setsubun, Shavuot, Hōnen Matsuri, Lupercalia, Pohela Boishakh, Arbor Day, International Workers' Day, Mid-Pentecost, Feast of the Ascension, Portugal Day, Imbolc, Beltane, Quinquagesima, Whit Monday, Puthandu, Ugadi, Vishu, Green week, Gudi Padwa, Sham el-Nessim flashcards Spring holidays
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  • Chinese New Year
    Chinese New Year, known in modern Chinese as the "Spring Festival" (simplified Chinese 春节; traditional Chinese 春節; Pinyin: Chūn jié ), is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.
  • Nowruz
    Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎‎ Nowruz; [nouˈɾuːz]; literally "New Day") is the name of the Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year, which is celebrated worldwide by Iranian people, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year.
  • Setsubun
    Setsubun (節分) is the day before the beginning of spring in Japan.
  • Shavuot
    Shavuot () (or Shovuos (), in Ashkenazi usage; Shavuʿoth in Sephardi and Mizrahi Hebrew (Hebrew: שבועות‎‎, lit. "Weeks"), known as the Feast of Weeks in English and as Pentecost (Πεντηκοστή) in Ancient Greek, is a Jewish holiday that occurs on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan (may fall between 14 May–15 June).
  • Hōnen Matsuri
    Hōnen Matsuri (豊年祭?, "Harvest Festival") is a fertility festival celebrated every year on March 15 in Japan.
  • Lupercalia
    Lupercalia was a very ancient, possibly pre-Roman pastoral festival, observed on February 13 through 31, to avert evil spirits and purify the city, releasing health and fertility.
  • Pohela Boishakh
    Pohela/Poila Boishakh (Bengali: পয়লা বৈশাখ, or Bengali New Year Bengali: বাংলা নববর্ষ, Bangla Nôbobôrsho) is the first day of the Bengali calendar, celebrated on 14 April or 15 April in Bangladesh and in the Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura by the Bengali people and also by minor Bengali communities in other Indian states, including Assam, Jharkhand and Orrisa.
  • Arbor Day
    Arbor Day (or Arbour; from the Latin arbor, meaning tree) is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees.
  • International Workers' Day
    International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day in some countries, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement, socialists, communists and anarchists and occurs every year on May Day (1 May), an ancient European spring festival.
  • Mid-Pentecost
    Mid-Pentecost or Midfeast, also Meso-Pentecost (from Greek: Μεσοπεντηκοστή); Russian: Преполове́ние Пятидеся́тницы is a feast day which occurs during the Paschal season in the Eastern Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the Byzantine Rite.
  • Feast of the Ascension
    The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, also known as Ascension Thursday, Holy Thursday, or Ascension Day, commemorates the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven.
  • Portugal Day
    Portugal Day, officially Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities (Portuguese: Dia de Portugal, de Camões e das Comunidades Portuguesas), is Portugal's National Day celebrated annually on 10 June.
  • Imbolc
    Imbolc or Imbolg (pronounced i-MOLG), also called (Saint) Brigid's Day (Irish: Lá Fhéile Bríde, Scottish Gaelic: Là Fhèill Brìghde, Manx: Laa'l Breeshey), is a Gaelic traditional festival marking the beginning of spring.
  • Beltane
    Beltane (/ˈbɛl.teɪn/) is the anglicised name for the Gaelic May Day festival.
  • Quinquagesima
    Quinquagesima is one of the names used in the Western Church for the Sunday before Ash Wednesday.
  • Whit Monday
    Whit Monday or Pentecost Monday (also known as Monday of the Holy Spirit) is the holiday celebrated the day after Pentecost, a moveable feast in the Christian calendar.
  • Puthandu
    Puthandu (Tamil புத்தாண்டு), better known as Tamil New Year, is the celebration of the first day of the Tamil new year in mid-April by Tamils in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in India, Sri Lankan Tamils and Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka, and by Tamils in Malaysia, Singapore, Réunion and Mauritius.
  • Ugadi
    Ugadi (Ugādi, Samvatsarādi, Yugadi}, {Ugadi/Yugadi, Yugādi and Gudi Padwā) is the New Year's Day for the people of the Kannada and Telugu communities in India.
  • Vishu
    Vishu (Malayalam: വിഷു) is a Hindu festival primarily celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala, which marks the beginning of the harvest year.
  • Green week
    Green week (Зелёные Святки, also known as Семи́к – Semik, ukrainian: Зелені Свята) is an ancient Slavic fertility festival celebrated in early June and closely linked with the cult of the dead and the spring agricultural rites.
  • Gudi Padwa
    Gudhi Padva (Marathi: गुढी पाडवा Guḍhī Pāḍavā; Telugu ఉగాది Ugadi; Kannada: ಯುಗಾದಿ Yugadi) is the Sanskrit name for Chaitra Shukla Pratipada.
  • Sham el-Nessim
    Sham ennisim (Egyptian Arabic: شم النسيم‎‎, IPA: [ˈʃæmm ennɪˈsiːm], from Coptic: Ϭⲱⲙ ̀ⲛⲛⲓⲥⲓⲙ shom ennisim) is an Egyptian national holiday marking the beginning of spring.