Easter in estonia!

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Easter in estonia!

  1. 1. Vastseliina Gymnasium<br />Form 4<br />Easter in Estonia!<br />
  2. 2. In the Estonian folk calendar Easter is celebrated not only as a great church holiday but also as a spring holiday to welcome the arrival of the lighter and warmer season.<br />Estonians do celebrate Easter, they call it Munadepühad (egg holiday). <br />It is an important holiday with very old and strong traditions. <br />People paint and draw on boiled eggs and change them with each other.<br />
  3. 3. Traditionally, eggs are painted/coloured by boiling them wrapped in the dry outer skin of onions. <br />
  4. 4. Girls are changeing eggs and boys are knocking eggs<br />
  5. 5. Beautiful eggs!<br />
  6. 6. “Pasha” is the most common dessert: made of drained cottage cheese and later enriched with raisins, nuts, candied peel or compote berries, it is a sweet and savoury treat for people of all ages. <br />
  7. 7. Easter greetings from Estonia!<br />

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