Happy Easter! So, is celebrated in Europe!
As one wishes Happy Easter in many different languages, most from the Pope liturgy for the feast in Rome know. The current father of the Catholic Church has helped through its tolerance also, not only Catholics to look to this celebration live on TV or on the ground.
Preparation for the coming Easter holidays in Vatican City
But long before him, the colorful traditions have contributed to Easter around the world to not only Christians look forward on this holy day. This happens as well as for Christmas, which is celebrated by people of other religions also.
San Pietro Basilica in Vatican
Easter was simply a sign of sense of joie de vivre and interpersonal love. Did you know that many Muslims as well as Christians in the tradition of egg such join for example on the Balkan region?
Pontifical Swiss Guard
But we make a solemn trip to Europe now!
In Russia , called “Kingdom of days” in translation Easter. As in other Christian Orthodox countries, this is the end of a long time of fasting, vegan eats and you taking any alcohol. As regards the time, falls with the Catholic one together, but as I said, is much more severe in modern times.
Easter liturgy in the Eastern Church
That’s why serves itself also very many vegan dishes on the table on the day. But it happen also many salads, painted eggs and a great combination of the two! The table is decorated with late spring green on the festive day.
On the Thursday before Easter to bake specific cakes. There are even the Kuliki – special cakes. In the evening you have the Pascha-a mixture of cottage cheese, cream, raisins, very many eggs and sugar.
Pasha – traditional Russian Easter cakes
On the night before Easter itself, and in the coming two days, one serves a range of meats, which are impressively varied and diverse.
Easter traditions in the Ukraine
In Ukraine you wish Happy Easter with raw eggs in his hand, which are pierced on both sides. Inside, they are so empty. Making them in beautiful colored patterns. They call themselves as a finished product “Pissanitsi”. The special tool which is used for the mural, called “Pissatchok”. Each element, which depends, has a meaning. You can draw it from a rich variety of symbols. They include geometric figures, Christian symbols, flowers, animals, birds.
Ukrainian Easter eggs “Pissanitsi”
Poland serves delicious meat pastries at Easter on the festively decorated table. Still, there are some domestic pastries and sweets, which you could enjoy wonderfully on the occasion of this festival.
Boy with a basket of Easter in Poland
Polish Easter traditions
The Finns decorate their houses in yellow, green and white Easter. The kitchen is the room where you most come together and celebrated the Festival.
The Finns have a special bread for Easter, which very much resembles the cheesecake.
Semla – Finnish Easter pastries
Easter fun for kids
Italians eat very tasty-cooked beef. Special sweet bread in the form of pigeons accompanied the Festival.
Delicious Easter cake according to Italian tradition
Now, do you “Happy Easter” congratulate your friends in another language and maybe steal the one or the other international idea for the brunch this year?
Happy Easter, we wish you with all my heart
Decoration with blown-out eggs in Austria
Paschal Street decoration in the capital of in the Czech Republic
Painted Easter eggs from Romania
5 eggs Easter bread from Portugal
Easter bread with raisins
Magnificently decorated eggs – Sorbian Easter eggs