We all know that Easter is one of the most awaited times of the year in almost every country on our planet. There are a lot of traditions related to it, family gatherings or family trips, visiting other houses in the community to celebrate the occasion, group activities and sports, and many others. Alongside traditions, there are some curiosities around Easter that many people don’t know or just have forgotten. Having these in mind and to bring to you a cool and fun vision about this special season, we prepared these awesome Easter fun facts and interesting curiosities. Please, don’t get too much wooowwwww!!! 😲😁
10 Fun Facts and Curiosities About Easter 🐰
We can thank Germany for the bunny. The idea of the Easter Bunny giving away candy and eggs is believed to have originated in Germany in the Middle Ages.
The holiday was named after the Anglo-Saxon Goddess, Eostre.
Easter Sunday falls on the first Sunday after the full moon in autumn in the southern hemisphere and spring in the northern hemisphere.
After Halloween, Easter is the holiday where the most candy is consumed.
A surprising 59% of people eat the chocolate bunnies ears first.
Easter clothes used to be considered good luck.
The act of painting eggs originates from a Ukrainian tradition.
One of the world’s largest chocolate Easter eggs measured over 27 feet tall and weighed over 4000kgs — made for the Chocolate Festival in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina.
Despite the religious traditions, in the US the Good Friday is recognized as a holiday in only 12 states. However, in 2020, 77% of American adults celebrated the holiday.
In the world’s largest Easter egg hunt, held in Winter Haven, Florida in 2007, more than 500,000 eggs were hidden.
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