Spring Equinox Egg Balancing Ceremony with Urban Shaman Mama Donna
|When:||Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:57pm|
|Where:||Bowling Green Park Broadway and Whitehall Streets , New York NY 10004|
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Join Urban Shaman Mama Donna Henes, New York's "Unofficial Commissioner of Public Spirit" in welcoming spring at her 39th Annual World Famous Spring Equinox Celebration and Egg Balancing Ceremony!
The equinox moment: eggsactly 12:57 PM, signals the official start of spring. At this time, the sun crosses the equator into the Northern Hemisphere and it is possible to stand an egg up on its end.
According to Chinese custom, if you stand an egg on its end on the first day of spring, you will have eggsceptionally good luck for the entire year. The egg represents the life force in many cultures, and is particularly used to symbolize the rebirth of nature in the spring season.
A basket of 360 eggs will be provided for the eggshilarating standing ceremony. Participants are invited to bring drums and other musical instruments. This is a family-friendly event and FREE for all.