This Azerbaijani tradition is one of the most interesting. Novruz is a feast of spring,coming of New Year. Novruz is family holiday. The holiday goes on for several days and ends with festive public dancing and other entertainment of folk bands,contests of national sports. The decoration of the festive table is khonca, a big silver or copper tray with Samani placed in the centre and candles and dyed eggs by the number of family members around it.