*Easter in Catalonia
VS. Easter in UK
*What is easter?
*Easter in Catalonia
*Easter in Britain
*Easter is a celebration of Christianity religion on
the resurrection of Jesus and is celebrated on the
third day after being crucified.
*Easter is the end of Lent. Ends with on Holy
Friday, Holy Saturday, Holy Sunday and Easter
*Easter in Catalonia is based on typical food and
*The typical food is “la Mona”, “pastissets”,
“bunyols” of lent, “la coca de llardons” and
*The typical celebrations of Christianity religion
are Palm Sunday, Glory Saturday and processions.
*“La Mona” is a cake made of “pa de pessic” or
*It is filled with chocolate, “cabell
d’angel”, pumpkin or jam.
*Godparents give the “Mona” to their
*It Is the fish that represents Lent and is used
to make bunyols and another type of food.
*It Is a salty fish.
*It Is the period of forty days before Easter in
the Christian calendar that indicates to
prepare for Easter.
*It begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter
*It is shaped like an old woman crumpled with
seven legs losing one by one as they pass the
seven weeks of Lent.
*She was dressed like an old Catalan woman.
*In the hands takes two codfish.
*Was responsible for ensuring that children eat
fish during Lent.
*Palm Sunday commemorates the entrance of
Jesus into Jerusalem.
*Holy Monday cycles begin Easter processions in
*Holy Thursday commemorates the Last Dinner.
*Holy Friday remember the Crucifixion
*Holy Saturday it celebrates the Easter Vigil.
*Easter Sunday celebrates the Resurrection.
*Easter is the time for holidays, festivals and a
time for giving chocolate Easter eggs.
*The traditional food is hot cross buns, easter eggs
and simnel cake
*The traditional game is rolling eggs.
*In Easter we made Hot Cross Buns.
* Are traditionally served on Good Friday.
*A Hot Cross Bun is rich, spiced tea cake.
* It’s made with candied fruit, raisins...
*Easter eggs are boiled eggs and they are
*With eggs, the children play a game that
consists of hiding a message and other people
have to find it.
*Simnel cake is baked for tea.
*The Simnel cake is a fruit cake with a flat layer
of marzipan (sugar almond paste) on top and
decorated with 11 marzipan balls representing
the 12 apostles minus Judas, who betrayed
*The Sunday before Easter is known as Palm
*The people goes to the streets with a palm
that symbolizes when Jesus entered in
*Egg rolling is very popular in England and is an
Easter Monday sport.
*Hard-boiled eggs are rolled down a hill. There
are different customs from one place to
*Win who shoots the egg further away, survives
as many rolls, or is rolled between two pegs.