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Yestarë, meaning "First-day", was the name used in the Elves' calendars, and those derived from them, for the first day of the year. The actual date of yestarë varied from calendar to calendar; in the Shire Calendar, it was 6 April.[1] It was the first day of spring and the renewal of nature.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"