Easter is a symbol of new life. Every year it falls on the first Sunday of April, and this year we are ready to celebrate it on 4 April. But, before you get into celebration mode, we have some special plans to increase your knowledge about Easter. We have listed interesting facts about Easter that you may not know about. To learn about this exciting festival, keep scrolling down!
Legend of easter bunny
The legend of the Easter Bunny began in Germany. The Easter Bunny has no religious significance and is a fun concept. A rabbit is a symbol of the pagan goddess of spring and fertility and so when Christianity began to accept pagan traditions, the Easter Bunny came into existence. It is believed that the Easter Bunny brings chocolate eggs for well-behaved children.
Easter egg color
Easter eggs are painted red because it symbolizes the blood of the Lord Jesus.
The story behind the name ‘Easter’
The festival was named after the Anglo-Saxon goddess, Aostre.
Easter egg load
Our favorite Cadbury brand makes around 500 million Creme Eggs every year. Ready for delicious Easter eggs?
Tradition of painting eggs
Innovatively drawing Easter eggs is a Ukrainian tradition. Ukrainians painted the eggs to be dedicated to the god and goddess.
World’s largest easter egg
Want to see the world’s largest Easter egg? Travel to Alberta in Canada and catch a glimpse of an egg 31 feet long and 18 feet wide, which will leave you in awe. It weighs 5000lbs.
Do you know Pritzels are also an Easter snack. Yes, they go a lot and get something for themselves and their family.
First Chocolate Easter Egg
Britain’s first chocolate Easter egg was made in 1873 in Bristol. The Frye family of Bristol made chocolate Easter Eggs and owned the world’s largest chocolate factory.
New outfits are mandatory
Easter is a joyous festival. Locals believe that wearing new clothes on Easter will bring them luck throughout the year. So, get your new outfits ready!
Second Largest Candy Consumer Festival
You will be shocked after knowing the amount Americans spend on candies over Easter. Last year, it was $ 1.9 billion and therefore Easter is the second largest candy-consuming festival in the world.