Spring season marks the beginning of the end of winter. If in winter people stop all their activities because of the snow, people start doing all their activities again in spring.
It is the transition period from winter to summer. It is also closely related to the solstice and equinox. What is an equinox?
Equinox is one of the astronomical things in which the sun moves across the equator. This happens twice a year, on March 21 and September 23. Based on an explanation from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA, spring is one of the seasons when the center of the earth is neither near nor far from the sun. The average temperature in spring is 60% hot and 40% cold. Many animals also come out of their nests and reproduce. In May, many plants start to flower.
Spring is a great time to make festivals. One of them is the Easter festival. The reason is, Easter is also held in the spring.
Besides Easter, Mother's Day is also celebrated in spring. So, spring has many festivals. So, we'll talk about spring being for the seasons with festivals - from Easter to Mother's Day. Here are some festivals in several countries around the world, from Easter to Mother's Day.
Most Filipinos are Catholic. They always celebrate Easter with a unique tradition. So, they always carry out the tradition of whipping themselves on the back with a crown of thorns. Then, there were also people who nailed their hands and feet to the cross to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus.
Since 1920, the French government has awarded medals to the mothers of the country. This was done as a gratitude from the government because mothers in France had helped rebuild the country after the World War by giving birth to new babies.
In addition, the celebration of Easter in France is also very unique. The villagers in Bessières make a giant omelet made of 15,000 eggs. The eggs are cooked by 40 chefs together. Cooked eggs will be served with bread and eaten together by all the villagers.
Spain also has a unique tradition of celebrating Easter. In that country, there is a tradition of jumping over babies. The person who jumps must wear a yellow devil costume which is a typical Spanish color.
The tradition is known as El Salto del Colacho. This tradition is held 60 days after Easter. The Spanish people believe that by doing this, the evil spirits will leave. It also aims to purify the sins that exist in babies.
In Great Britain, Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Easter. In the 1700s, many young maids returned to their homes to spend time with their mothers.
Along with the times, Mothering Sunday is still celebrated but with innovation. So, the families who moved back returned to their original church. Then, the church would distribute daffodils for the children to give to their mothers.
Usually, Mother's day is celebrated on the second day of May with a different date every year. This celebration was first celebrated in the United States. Its originator was a woman named Anna Jarvis.
He wants to make his mother's wish come true. Before Anna could do that, her mother died. Finally, Anna held an event to greet her mother after three years of her mother's death. The event was held at St Andrew's Methodist Church, Virginia, United States.
At the event, Anna told everyone that Mother's Day was an important day. On Mother's Day, children can say anything to thank their mother. Since then, Mother's Day has been celebrated all over the world.
On Mother's Day, various family events are held. Children also give gifts to their mothers. So, here are some ideas for celebrating Mother's Day that can be the best memories for your mother.
Most mothers would love to cook. Well, you can ask your mother to cook together. You can also go shopping with your mother. Then, serve the food to the family.
Women really like watching movies. So, you just need to provide the best place to watch movies with your mom. Watch a movie she likes. If you want to save money, you can make the living room in your house a private cinema to watch movies with your mother.
Giving vouchers for salon treatments is the best gift for your mom. So, you can give salon treatment vouchers on Mother's Day. Your mom will do some me time there. This is the best gift because your mother has been taking care of the house all this time.
Karaoke is also a fun option. You can come to karaoke with your mother and family. Enjoy various songs there while eating delicious food. You can also do karaoke at home while hanging out with your family.