Days of the Easter Period


Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter Sunday and Monday

Easter is a moveable feast (celebrated between March 22 and April 25 in Catholic countries, between April 4 and May 8 in Orthodox countries)


Symbols of Easter period


Palm Sunday twigs, Easter fire, Easter eggs, Easter hare, Easter lily.


Traditions in different cultures: Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday - blessing of the twigs, processions and regional traditions. 


Traditions in Europe: Easter Sunday


Religious traditions: Holy Mass, ringing of the bells, house blessing.

Easter meals.

Easter games with eggs.


Traditions in different cultures: Easter Sunday


Peculiarities of Easter Sunday celebration in different countries.


Traditions in different cultures: Bright Monday

Bright Monday, or Wet Monday - the day after Easter.


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