is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Christian
have been seen as an ancient symbol of fertility, while springtime is considered to
bring new life and rebirth.
spend USD1.9 billion on Easter candy. That’s the second biggest candy holiday
of Easter candy purchased is chocolate.
of Americans think the ears of a chocolate bunny should be the first to be
dyes were once made out of natural items such as onion peels, tree bark, flower
petals, and juices.
much debate about the practice of dyeing chicks. Many hatcheries no longer
participate, but others say that it isn’t dangerous to the chick’s health
because the dye only lasts until the chicks shed their fluff and grow their
first story of a rabbit (later named the “Easter
Bunny”) hiding eggs in a garden was published in 1680.
takes place on a Sunday, after the 40-day period called Lent. Lent is referred
to as a time of fasting, but participants focus more on giving up one
Week is celebrated during the week leading up to Easter. It begins on Palm
Sunday continues on to Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and then finally, Easter
“The White House Easter Egg Roll” event
has been celebrated by the President of the United States and their families
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