Annual World Famous Spring Equinox Celebration welcomes new season with egg tradition

Spring has officially sprung, and some Brooklyn residents are welcoming the new season in an "eggstra-ordinary" way. The 38th annual World Famous Spring Equinox Celebration

The 38th annual World Famous Spring Equinox Celebration kicked off at Grand Army Plaza.

The 38th annual World Famous Spring Equinox Celebration kicked off at Grand Army Plaza. (3/20/13)

BROOKLYN - Spring has officially sprung, and some Brooklyn residents are welcoming the new season in an "eggstra-ordinary" way.

The 38th annual World Famous Spring Equinox Celebration kicked off at Grand Army Plaza in Prospect Heights with participants standing up an egg.

According to Chinese custom, the egg symbolizes the rebirth of nature. 

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