Many cultures and religions celebrate the March equinox with festivals. These festivals mark the season as a time of rebirth and renewal. One of the most familiar of these holidays is Easter, celebrated throughout the Christian religion. Eggs, dyed in the bright colors of spring, are a traditional symbol of Easter.

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Normally, the Earth is tilted either away from or toward the sun