Easter 2023: 10 Interesting Facts
The name Easter is believed to have originated from the pagan festival of Eostre, which celebrated the arrival of spring.
The date of Easter is determined by the cycles of the moon and can fall between March 22 and April 25.
The Easter Bunny is believed to have originated in Germany in the 16th century and was first introduced to America by German immigrants in the 18th century.
The first Easter eggs were dyed red to symbolize the blood of Jesus Christ.
The world's largest Easter egg was created in Argentina in 2017 and weighed over 15,000 pounds.
The tradition of wearing new clothes on Easter is believed to have originated in early Christian times when people were baptized on Easter Sunday.
In Greece, it is traditional to dye Easter eggs red on Holy Thursday and to crack them against each other on Easter Sunday.
In Russia and Ukraine, it is traditional to exchange decorated eggs on Easter Sunday.
The tallest Easter egg ever made was over 10 meters tall and was made in Italy in 2011.
The Easter Lily, a popular symbol of Easter, represents purity, hope, and new life.
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