Easter is a major Christian festival that is celebrated around the world, usually in March or April. It marks the end of the 40 days of Lent, which is a time of fasting and repentance. Easter Sunday is the most important day of the festival, as it commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
It is a major Christian festival that is celebrated around the world The Easter originated from ancient pogan traditions which celebrate arrival of springtime. The name Easter is likely derived from the old English word as Easter which bring spring. Christian Church adapted these celebrations to coincide with their beliefs and traditions.
Easter is celebrated in many different ways. There is public holiday in many countries and people attend Church services. They do exchange Easter eggs and chocolate treats and enjoy time with family and friends. Traditional Easter egg is symbol of new and resurrected life of Jesus – rebirth of Jesus and it is often decorated with different colors and intricate patterns
There is famous tradition is that of Easter bunny. Easter bunny is originally hare who laid eggs which is symbol of new life. Today it is beloved figure which brings gifts and treats to children over the world.
Apart from religious significance, this festival is associated with spring time which means new beginnings and new hope. This is time to celebrate joy of life and future possibilities and opportunities. Whether one decorate eggs, attend church and simply enjoy spending time with loved ones.