When is Easter 2018? Why & Where is Easter celebrated? – Easter is generally celebrated on Sundays. In 2018, Easter will be observed and celebrated on first of April. Easter is the day of resurrection. Jesus resurrected from death after three days of the crucifixion. This miracle is celebrated all over the world by celebrating Easter. Many people pray and fast before Easter. The symbol of Easter is egg or chicken as in many religions or communities, these are the representatives of new life. In countries like Sweden, children dress up as Easter witches and trade the paintings they made in exchange for sweet treats around the neighborhood. Easter is celebrated around the world for centuries in countries like Indonesia, Greece, Sweden, Spain and Brazil.
Happy Easter 2018
When is Easter 2018, 2019, 2020? – Exact Calendar Date
In 2018, Easter will be observed and celebrated on first of April. In 2019, it will be on twenty-first of April and in the year 2020, Easter will be observed and celebrated on 12th of April.
Why is Easter Celebrated?
Easter is generally celebrated on Sundays. It is the day when Resurrection of Jesus Christ occurred after three days of crucifixion. People believe that Jesus was resurrected from death on the third day after the crucifixion and so they celebrate it naming Easter Sunday. The Christian community has celebrated Easter for centuries. Forty days before Easter, many people follow the ritual of praying and fasting. People go to church and perform special church prayers or activities to celebrate Easter. Easter eggs and chickens are the symbols of Easter Sunday as the eggs or chicks are believed to be the symbol of a new life in many cultures.
Which countries celebrate Easter?
In Hungary, young boys or men sprinkle water on girls or women and ask for a kiss on Easter. This tradition is called as sprinkling. For Easter, in France, people make an omelet from 4500 eggs in the main square of town which serves almost thousand people. This tradition is called pot throwing. In the United States of America, the president hosts a traditional annual Easter egg roll in the white house. Countries like Germany, Bulgaria, Bermuda and Italy also celebrate Easter with different traditions and rituals.