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Easter around the world

Easter is a religious Christian festival that is celebrated by Christians worldwide. In fact, due to the lively appeal of the festival, even some non Christians celebrate it. Here we give an account of how Easter is celebrated in different parts of the world. Welcome to the Easter celebrations around the world.

Easter Celebration around the world

The celebration of Easter is the celebration of the triumph of life over death. Dedicated to the honor of Christ who gave his life for the sins of His loved ones, it is a great festival to the Christians all over the world. It is joyous because it was on Easter He had shown himself.

Most Christians observe Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Meanwhile, the eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate Easter later because of additional factors in calculating the date of Easter.

All over the Northern hemisphere, the customs of the Easter season are more or less alike. The Lenten penance and fasting; carnivals, egg exchanging, eating, decorating and egg hunts. Also there are Passion Plays and Easter parades. However, some follow customs that are special to their country.

Given here are some of them: