Its  a traditional Romani ( neighborhood celebration announcing the end of the cold indoor season and the beginning of the warmer season of movement and outdoor life. Survival from the winter and the seasonal renewal of life is celebrated at Herdeljezi through the sharing of music, dance, food and community especially celebrated by Roma people in the BalkansTurkey and elsewhere around the world. This holiday celebrates the return of springtime. Ederlezi is the Romani name for the BulgarianMacedonian and Serbian Feast of Saint George. It's celebrated on 6 May (occurring approximately 40 days after the spring equinox). The various Balkan spellings (Herdeljez, Erdelezi) are variants of the Turkish Hıdırellez, a holiday signaling the beginning of spring, occurring on the same day.