The Most Interesting Spring Traditions From All Over The World

The wonderful smell of flowers, the sound of birds singing and great sunny weather are the first signs of spring. But how do people celebrate this gorgeous time of the year? Spring is a cherished part of life globally and here are some traditions from a few corners of the world.

Nothing says spring like color, so Holi, one of the most colorful festivals in the world is also one of the most famous festivals around the globe. Celebrated by Hindus across Northern India, it involves throwing colored powder at one another. This way they pay respect to the coming of spring.

Spring is the time when every tree starts waking and lot of people adore that view. In Japan, Hanami (Cherry Blossom Festival) is all about bringing peace and community spirit. People enjoy the sakura trees (cherry blossoms) as they are gathered together for a picnic under their branches.

In south-eastern Europe, there is a tradition in which a bracelet (sometimes a doll) called ‘martinka’ is made from red and white cotton yarn. The saying goes that if you make a wish it will come true when after putting the bracelet on your wrist, you put it on the first blooming tree you see.

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