"With the borders shut, with the possibility of [them] never opening again, and being sent back to Turkey, they just wanted to do it."
Many migrants and refugees have remained in Idomeni, hoping the border would reopen.
They were often ill when they arrived, from sitting in freezing water up to their waists for hours in rubber boats, sleeping
The Nowruz holiday, which is a celebration of rebirth, means "New Day."
Many of the 14,000 people living in the Idomeni transit camp want to enter Macedonia and continue onto other European countries. But the borders are shut.