Easter holidays are packed with delicious food, family gatherings and many fun activities. As an epithet for this holiday is a painted egg, but some people also use chocolate eggs. Here are some Easter traditions that are symbolic for the holiday all around the world.
1.THE EASTER BUNNY HOPPED ON OVER TO THE U.S. IN THE 1700 s
The Welsh castle is a symbol of the Easter holiday. This Easter tradition started when German immigrants settled in the United States, carrying a hare with an egg.
2.EASTER EGGS WERE THOUGHT TO HAVE SYMBOLIZED FERTILITY
The main marking of Easter is the boiled eggs. Earlier, only red eggs were painted. Another custom for Easter is the consumption of oily foods, because many people fast the days before Easter, that is, they do not consume any type of meat and milk food.
3. RED EGGS ARE ALSO THOUGHT TO SYMBOLIZE THE BLOOD OF CHRIST
Although we all can paint the eggs for Easter in the color we want, it has been tradition for long time ago when eggs were painted only in red, because the red color denotes the divine nature. And the housewife is in charge of coloring eggs.
4. IT USED TO TAKE MORE THAN A DAY TO MAKE A PEEP
5. MANY PREFER MILK CHOCOLATE OVER DARK CHOCOLATE
The majority of Americans use Eggplant dark chocolate for Easter. The children during the Easter holidays expect to receive a large number of eggs and candies from the Easter bunny.
6. ABOUT HALF OF AMERICANS PLAN TO GO TO CHURCH ON EASTER SUNDAY
Easter is one of the largest religious holidays, where all Americans attend a church on Sunday. All mothers and fathers together with their children in the early hours of the morning visit the church where candles are lit for health. Then they return to their homes and break the Easter egg. They set the table and lunch with their loved ones.
7. EASTER IS A MOVING CHRISTIAN HOLIDAY BASED ON THE MOON CYCLE
The determination of the date for Easter is determined based on the cycles of the moon. Easter takes place the first week after the full moon.