Easter Traditions From 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. There are a few things, such as the Easter eggs, bunnies and chocolates that are common to Easter celebrations all over the world.
Most Christians observe Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. People celebrate spring the world over. Check out some of our favorite Easter traditions! 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: