10 bizarre Easter traditions around Europe

As Christmas, Easter is one of the most important religious festivities for Christians and it’s the day when religious people celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday and culminates in the commemorations of Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, and Easter Monday that this year is celebrated exactly today. Easter is very popular in many states of the globe and in some countries, especially Christian-Orthodox ones, it represents a more heartfelt feast than Christmas, unlike Christian-Catholic ones. For the ancients, this period represented instead…

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March 8: some curiosities about international women’s day

International Women’s Day is celebrated today, on March 8 every year. On this day, people celebrate womanhood, commemorating the inspiring role of a woman in our life. This is an event which started with a political flavour to secure the rights of women, has evolved over the years and is now a celebration of women’s struggle and fight for independence and liberalisation. The purpose of International Women’s Day is to bring attention to the social, political, economic, and cultural issues that women face. The organizers of the celebration state: “Through…

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