10 Facts About Easter you Probably Didn’t Know


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

Legend of easter bunny

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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 egg color

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Easter eggs are painted red because it symbolizes the blood of the Lord Jesus.

The story behind the name ‘Easter’

The story behind the name 'Easter'

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The festival was named after the Anglo-Saxon goddess, Aostre.

Easter egg load

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Our favorite Cadbury brand makes around 500 million Creme Eggs every year. Ready for delicious Easter eggs?

Tradition of painting eggs

Tradition of painting eggs

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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

World's largest easter egg

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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.

Pretzels anyone?

Pretzels anyone?

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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

Pretzels anyone?

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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

New outfits are mandatory

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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

Second Largest Candy Consumer Festival

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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.

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