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Easter Around the World
Easter in EUROPE
How do Europeans celebrate Easter? ….. maybe not like this though…..
My typical Easter - UK
hot cross bunsCadbury cream eggsChocolate eggsApril 5 - Good Friday is a Christian religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.April 7 - Easter Sunday - religiousApril 8 - Easter Monday - religious
Easter in Finland
chanting witches bless house for treatschocolate eggswillow twigs used fordecoration and giftsbonfires to scare awayevil spirits
Easter in Italy
-solemn processions and masses and Pope holds mass- dove shaped breads called Pannetone and Colomba- Chocolate eggs with a surprise inside— massive, elaborately decorated, beautifully wrapped chocolate Easter eggs that now fill shop windows across the country.
Easter in Germany
Easter trees with colorful painted boiled eggs fill trees.Easter cake in shape of lambbonfires to chase away dark spirits of winter and welcome summer
Eastern European Easter
Easter North America
Easter in USA
Chocolate, candy, celebrations andshops full of Easter items
Easter in Mexico
celebration of the resurrection of Christthere are processions reenacting Jesus' triumphal entry, and woven palms are sold outside churches.cascarones (confetti eggs) are common
Easter in South America
Easter in Brazil
Brazil is the largest Catholic population in the worldprocessions and rituals around countryEaster eggs
Easter in Asia
Easter in India
In India there are a few catholic families who attend church services and families get together after, also the tradition is to keep small boxes and put money inside of them and give it as an offering to the churches or people in need
In the Philippines Easter is celebrated with processions that start at dawn: children dress up as angels, another procession is for men that follow an image of resurrected Christ, and in the last one women carry the image of a black-veil-clad Mother Mary. When all of the processions meet at the church, the angels remove the veil from Mary's face and the festivities start.
Easter Around the World
As you can see Easter is celebrated around the world by many people through:religionfoodcelebrationscustomstraditions
What 3 treats are typical in the UK during Easter?
What do children dress up as to visit houses to get treats in Finland?
Which famous person in Christianity
lives in Italy?
What do the children do to celebrate in Germany?
What goes inside Mexican Easter eggs? (it´s not chocolate…)