Nowruz

Photo: UNIS Vienna, Celebration (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎; literally “new day”) marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually occurs on 21 March. It is celebrated as the beginning of the new year by more than 300 million people around the …

Equinox

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Equinox = the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length (about September 22 and March 20). Translating: Happy EquinoxSpanish: Feliz Equinoccio Embedded Tweets Elsewhere on the Webearthsky.org Image Planeta.com