Assyrian New Year History
Assyrian New Year seeks to celebrate the beginning of spring. Also known as Akitu, or Ras al-Sanna al-Ashuriya ((رأس السنة الآشورية ), this day goes back to ancient Mesopotamia when people celebrated the sowing of barley. As part of the Babylonian calendar, this day was treated as the first of the year. It marked the rebirth of nature in spring.
Assyrian New Year is recognized and celebrated by millions of Assyrians. Celebrations include marches, parades, and parties. It is observed annually on April 1st.
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Assyrian New Year's Day References and Related Siteswww.rudaw.net: Assyrian Community Celebrates Their New Year ajammc.com: The Joys of Akitu, the Assyrian New Year www.livius.org: Akitu Festival