This year Easter falls on Sunday, April 16th. But the celebrations are more than just a date on the calendar! Check out these 5 fun facts about Easter holiday.
1. Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Christ; it is the oldest Christian holiday and one of the most important days of the year.
2. It has been called the ‘Moveable Feast’ because it does not fall on a set date every year.
3. The tallest Easter egg chocolate was made in Italy in 2011. It stood 10.39 meters and weighed 7,200 kg.
4. The art of painting eggs is called ‘pysanka’, which originated in the Ukraine.
5. The exchange or giving of Easter eggs actually dates back to before Easter. The eggs are believed to be a symbol of rebirth in many cultures.