Lithuania

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Lithuania

  1. 1. In Lithuania Easter day is called “Šv. Velykos” Šv. – means holy. Velykos – means Easter.
  2. 2. Most people in Lithuania are catholics so Easter feast is an important Christian event.
  3. 3. Children are looking forward to decorating Easter eggs
  4. 4. Children are looking forward to playing easter games
  5. 5. and for Easter Granny or grandma who brings presents. Shegives colored eggs, a chocolate EasterBunny and sometimes some money.
  6. 6. Deep tradition of painting eggsWith patterned a traditional With natural plant dyes :wax-removal method onion husks, herbs.
  7. 7. Modern tradition
  8. 8. Before Easter, is the fourty-day period Lent , which in Lithuania is called – Gavėnia.Easter(Šv.Velykos) is celebrated on thefirst Sunday after the first full moon in spring. It lasts five days.
  9. 9. We sing traditional Easter songs and say different rhymes.Next time we’ll sing and film it.

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