EASTER PERIOD

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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