Easter Trivia – Know More About Easter
Spring is in the air and a certain egg-toting bunny is stretching his legs. This cute bunny would be terribly upset if you did not enter into the spirit of the occasion. Of course we are talking about Easter. Wondering how much you know about easter facts, history and traditions. Below is a list of Easter trivia that is a must know for all of us. These interesting Easter facts will also be a fun way to keep your guests engaged over the dinner table at your Easter party. Read on to know more about the BIG holiday:
The History of Easter
- Why is Easter celebrated? Easter is celebrated as the return of Jesus Christ to life after his crucification. This holiday is said to be the most sacred of all the Christian holidays or celebrations.
- Why is it called Easter? The name Easter owes its origin from Easter, the Anglo-Saxon goddess who symbolizes hare and egg. The English name “Easter” is much newer. However, some believe that the word Easter came from an early German word “eostarun”, meaning dawn and white.
- What date is Easter celebrated on? Easter is usually celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon following the first day of Spring. It could take place on any Sunday between March 22 and April 25. Easter does not fall on a fixed day each year, though Christians prefer to celebrate it on the Sunday of the resurrection.
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