What is Easter?

What is Easter?

Date: for western churches it is between March 22 and April 25, changing every year on the Paschal Full Moon & for eastern (Orthodox) churches, it is the first Sunday after Passover (between April 4 and May 8)

Location: all over the world by various Christian communities

Easter is a celebration of new life and renewal, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus. In the northern hemisphere it is celebrated with spring-related symbols such as baby chicks, bunnies, eggs, and bright colors.

PBS Kids - Easter