Osterbrunnen
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German tradition of the Fichtelgebirge region (the decorating of fountains for Easter with lily stylized flowers and painted eggs) dates back to the Huguenot settlement (reference article in the local press Frankenpost dating Easter 2007). However the origin of this … Read More

Easter Bunny
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Easter Bunny is an imaginary creature who, according to tradition, distributes, on the eve of Easter morning, a major celebration of Christianity, the colored or chocolate “Easter eggs”. This messenger is represented by a rabbit in the English-speaking regions, but … Read More

Pastiera
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Pastiera is an Italian dessert from the province of Naples. This is a cake that is traditionally eaten during the Easter period. It is an Italian “traditional food product”. Origins Mythical origin Legend says that the siren Partenope, the symbol … Read More

Easter bread
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In many European countries, you’ll find a variety of traditions surrounding the usage of bread through the Easter holiday. Traditionally the practice of consuming Easter bread or sweetened “communion” bread traces its origin back to Byzantium along with the Orthodox … Read More

Religious observation of Easter by Eastern Christianity
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Easter is the fundamental and most important festival of the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox. Every other religious festival on their calendars, including Christmas, is at best secondary in importance to the celebration of the Resurrection of the Lord. This is … Read More

Religious observation of Easter by Western Christianity
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The Easter festival is kept in several diverse approaches amongst Western Christians. The standard, liturgical observation of Easter, as practised amongst Roman Catholics and a few Lutherans and Anglicans starts around the evening of Holy Saturday together with the Easter … Read More