Spring is here and it's time to cheer! Spring around the world is not only a new season, but it symbolizes renewal, rebirth, hope, growth, light over dark and so much more.
Take a look at Spring celebrations around the world, and how you can bring the flavors to your home!
Holi - India (March 28-29)Holi is a popular, ancient Hindu festival, celebrated by Hindu people around the world. Also known as the "festival of love", the "festival of colors", and the "festival of spring," it's a celebration of eternal and divine love of Radha and Krishna. It also signifies the triumph of good over evil.
How to Celebrate:Holika bonfires, spray colors on each other, dance, party, feast on specific delicacies. Barfi cupcakes from out Caribbean kit will be a perfect #CultureCakes way to celebrate, or check out what we pinned for Holi recipe ideas!
Semana Santa - Colombia (March 28-April 3)Semana Santa, also known as Holy Week, is the week leading up to Easter Sunday and is one of the most important celebrations in Colombia and many other Latin American countries.
Tulip Time - Holland, Michigan,USA (May 1-9th)Tulip Time Festival is a world famous annual festival held in Michigan that celebrates Dutch heritage. Tulip festivals are held in many US cities that were founded or largely inhabited by Dutch settlers. Check out what we pinned for spring Dutch treat ideas!
Sechseläuten – Switzerland (April 19th)People in Switzerland are so happy for winters to be over that they celebrate the onset of springs with burning an effigy of a snowman. The giant snowman called “Böögg” represents the end of winter and is made with old clothes and fireworks. It is believed that the faster it burns, the sunnier and warmer will be the summer in Switzerland.