Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Top 5 Easter Traditions

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | April 12, 2009 at 12:45 PM

Easter is upon us! Easter Week began this past weekend with Palm Sunday and culminates in weekend commemorations of Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, and in some countries Easter Monday. Around the world, different cultures, countries, communities, and sects have their own traditions to celebrate the Easter holiday.

Here are the HuffPost's top 5 Easter traditions from around the world. 

Do you know of other interesting global traditions?

6 comments:

  1. We like the European traditions the most, like egg hunt and rolling in Britain about which we talked in class!We like them because they are funny and exciting!

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  2. WE THINK THAT THE TRADITION IN HAITI IS CRAZY BECAUSE THEY HOLD A GOAT HEAD AND OTHER PARTS AS OFFERINGS TO THE SPIRITS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! by JOHN AND MARIO

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  3. I like the traditions in Norway because they read mystery books or watch the televised crime detective series on national television!

    "EASTER-CRIME"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Nassia & ChristinaApril 12, 2011 at 8:32 PM

    The tradition that we like the most is the one in Bermuda because people there do different things to celebrate Easter. They fly colourful home-made kites, they cook and eat codfish cakes and hot cross buns...This is a very unusual thing to do...!!!

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  5. Christos and NickApril 12, 2011 at 8:33 PM

    In Bermouda, they eat codfish cakes and this is very strange.Also they eat hot cross buns which are very delicious.BY NICK AND CHRISTOS!

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  6. I am mad about European Easter traditions. In Greece we break eggs and eat delicious buns. HAPPY EASTER !!!

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