Beginning of Fall (Autumnal Equinox) in
Days to go:
The Observance of the Beginning of Fall, also known as the Autumnal Equinox, is a celestial event that marks the transition from summer to autumn. The equinox is characterized by an equal length of day and night and serves as a time of balance between the warm summer months and the cold winter season ahead. For many cultures, the autumnal equinox is a significant event that symbolizes the changing of seasons, harvest time, and preparation for the months to come.
In Germany, the Autumnal Equinox has held importance for centuries. The ancient Celts, who inhabited areas of modern-day Germany, celebrated the harvest festival known as Mabon during the equinox. This festival was a time of gratitude for the fruits of the earth and a moment to honor the balance between light and darkness. Today, this historical connection to the equinox is still observed in some German regions, specifically among those interested in preserving ancient traditions. Furthermore, the observance is important for agricultural communities who rely on the harvesting of crops for their livelihood. As the equinox approaches, preparations for winter become essential as farmers harvest their fields, and the leaves on deciduous trees change color, announcing the arrival of fall.
To commemorate the Beginning of Fall in modern Germany, various seasonal events and customs take place throughout the country. From enjoying traditional German dishes made with freshly harvested produce to participating in fall festivals, the celebratory atmosphere of the season is palpable. Seasonal activities like picking apples, going for walks in colorful forests, and visiting pumpkin patches are common ways to savor the autumnal ambiance. In Germany, the Autumnal Equinox usually falls on September 22nd or 23rd. As daylight hours gradually decrease and the temperatures begin to cool, the observance of the Autumn Equinox serves as a reminder of the cyclical nature of life and the beauty in this seasonal transition.
Top X Posts (formerly Tweets) for Autumn starts/September equinox -
Facts about Fall begins
In the News and Trending in Germany for Autumn starts/September equinoxGilcrease Orchard announces start of fall harvest season this weekend
news3lv.comSo long, summer! Fall starts with tonight's autumnal equinox
khq.comFall begins this weekend; snow soon?
wgrz.comOpinion | Avis Collins Robinson’s ‘Autumn’ quilt evokes the start of fall
Top things to do in Germany for the beginning of Fall