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Easter1

  1. 1. Easter
  2. 2. Celebrating Easter in Poland
  3. 3. On Easter Saturday we go to church to bless the eggs and other food, which are earlier prepared and put in a colourful basket. In the basket we put also some bread, meat or a sausage, some sweets and salt. Easter eggs are a symbol of the new life. Saturday
  4. 4. Eggs are painted and decorated with different patterns. These colourful eggs are called "pisanki" or "kraszonki". Eggs
  5. 5. On Easter Saturday people visit also the tomb of Jesus Christ. Tradition says that the tomb must be looked after by young boys or men the whole night before the Easter Sunday. Jesus Christ
  6. 6. Nowadays, the Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first spring full moon, but in the past the Christians celebrated it at the time of Jewish Passover. Nowadays
  7. 7. On Easter Sunday morning the Christians take part in the procession around the church and in the holy mass called Resurrection. Sunday
  8. 8. We also gather to have the Easter breakfast. We eat the blessed food from the baskets. There is also a lamb on the table which symbolizes Jesus Christ. Easter breakfast
  9. 9. To the modern tradition belongs an Easter bunny. Children believe that bunny brings them some presents such as sweets or small chocolate eggs. Easter bunny
  10. 10. On Easter Monday boys splash girls with water. It is an old tradition which dates back from the antiquity. Our forefathers splashed fields with water to wake up The Earth Mother. Nowadays, this funny tradition is called "Smingus dyngus". But some of us, especially girls, sometimes are tired of it. Easter is the oldest and the most important Christian holiday. Smingus dyngus
  11. 11. By Mateusz, Adam

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