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Easter Festival in USA


Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Easter Sunday is an important day in the Christian church calendar. Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. The Easter date depends on the ecclesiastical approximation of the March equinox. Ester is celebrated all across the globe with much pomp and vigor, Easter is one time when people forget their differences and come together in large groups to enjoy this day. The Easter traditions in America mark the arrival of spring and the period to celebrate the rebirth of Jesus Christ. During Easter traditions you can enjoy parades, carnivals, Easter egg decorations, music and much more.



What do people do?

Many churches hold special services on Easter Sunday, which celebrate the Jesus Christ’s rebirth after his crucifixion. Many people also decorate eggs. These can be hard boiled eggs that can be eaten later, but may also be model eggs made of plastic, chocolate, candy or other materials. It is also common to organize Easter egg hunts. Eggs of some form are hidden, supposedly by a rabbit or hare. People, especially children, then search for them. In some areas, Easter egg hunts are a popular way for local businesses to promote themselves or may even be organized by churches. Easter symbols like bunnies, Easter tree, Easter Eggs and Easter lamb make their presence felt in every corner of the street, churches, shops and homes. During Easter time, people in US binge on Easter delights like baked ham, potatoes, vegetables and other homemade delights. Easter wedding is a popular trend in USA. People in USA usually like to their tie nuptial knot on this propitious day.

Background

In Pagan times, many groups of people organized spring festivals. Many of these celebrated the re-birth of nature, the return the land to fertility and the birth of many young animals. In Christian times, the spring began to be associated with Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection. The crucifixion is remembered on Good Friday and the resurrection is remembered on Easter Sunday. The idea of the resurrection joined with the ideas of re-birth in Pagan beliefs.

Public life on Easter Day

Easter Sunday is not a federal holiday but a number of stores are closed in many parts of the US and if they are open, they may have limited trading hours.

If you are planning a USA vacation, then why not take at the time of Easter festival. Easter is a major religious festival of Christians that is celebrated in a grand manner. This year, this festival falls on 20th April. It’s a great time to book your flight tickets for celebrating Easter festival in USA. Book with Travelation and get exclusive travel deals to USA.

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