Kha b-Nisan is celebrated on April 01, 2017. Kha b' Nisan is the spring festival among the Assyrians. It is also known as Ha b' Nisin, Ha b' Nison, Resha d'Sheta, "Head of the year" in Syriac, Akitu, or Assyrian New Year. However, in addition to the traditional Assyrian New Year on April 1, all Assyrians also celebrate the Gregorian calendar New Year on January 1 along with the rest of the world. Celebrations involve parades and parties. Some Assyrians wear traditional costume and dance in parks for hours. In Europe, the United States and Canada, there are often parties with food, music and dance.