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Celebration of Easter. Some traditions

Celebration of Easter. Some traditions

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  • 1. By Laia
  • 2. What is easter?  Easter is the time for holidays, festivals and a time for giving chocolate Easter eggs. But Easter means much more....  Easter is the oldest and the most important Christian Festival, the celebration of the death and coming to life again of Jesus Christ. For Christians, the dawn of Easter Sunday with its message of new life is the high point of the Christian year.
  • 3. What is the Easter story ?  Easter is the story of Jesus' last days in Jerusalem before his death. The Easter story includes Maundy Thursday (the Last supper leading to the Eucharist), Good Friday (the day on which Jesus was crucified) and Easter Day (the day on which Jesus came back to life).
  • 4. Where does the name 'Easter' come from?  Pagan traditions give us the English word "Easter" which comes from the word "Eostre". The Anglo-Saxon word for April was "Eostremonath" (the month of openings).
  • 5. Why does the date of Easter move?  Easter is called a moveable feast because the date of Easter changes every year. Easter Sunday can fall on any date from 22 March to 25 April
  • 6. Different names for Easter  Pascha in Greek and Latin,  Pasqua in Catalan and Italian,  Paques in French,  Pascua in Spanish
  • 7. How to make easter eggs  Click Here to watch how to make easter eggs
  • 8. The animal of the easter The typical animal of the easter is the Easter Rabbit