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Easter Day in Australia

 

Easter Sunday, apart from Christmas, is the most anticipated event in the Christian community. Easter Sunday marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who had to suffer death on the cross to save mankind. His coming back to life” happened three days after his death, or three days after Good Friday. This is the most important event in the Christian calendar and is widely celebrated in countries where Christian community are found. The Different Events that Happen on Easter Sunday In Australia, even if establishments are normally open on Sunday, the commercial areas are closed during Easter Day or Easter Sunday. But despite that, Australia relatively gets busy due to the various events that are held on day of Easter.

  • Blessing of the Fleet Festival -Ulladulla, New South Wales
  • Sydney Royal Easter Show - Sydney, New South Wales
  • National Folk Festival - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • Australian Gospel Music Festival -Toowoomba, Queensland
  • Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race
  • Tasmania Three Peaks Race
  • Stawell Easter Gif
  • Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Eggs, and Easter Rabbit One of the popular Easter Day activities for kids is the Easter Day Hunt. Easter Eggs are a permanent fixture on Easter Sunday, and these colorful and nicely-designed eggs are hidden in parks and playgrounds. The children will have to search for it for a prize. This is an Easter Day event that excites the children of Australia. Traditionally, Easter Rabbits are the ones who will deliver the Easter Eggs. However, rabbits are not popular animals in Australia. In fact, rabbits are considered pests because they tend to destroy crops and pollute the natural habitats. Instead, the bilby is used to replace Easter Rabbits. Bilbies,unlike rabbits, are popular in Australia and children are not scared of it. Bilbies are small mammals with big ears, and it is in their ears where the Easter Eggs are placed or hidden. How Christians in Australia Celebrate Easter Sunday? There are numerous religious and traditional Christian celebrations that happen on Easter Sunday. As a way of welcoming the risen Jesus Christ, the Christian Churches are filled with decorations such as fresh flowers. Some Churches would also organize a mini-show that tells the story of how the Virgin Mary discovered the resurrection of his son Jesus Christ. Most importantly, the faithful go to their respective Churches to hear mass and the Easter scriptures. Most of the Christian families stage their own celebrations at home by cooking festive foods, since Christians see the resurrection of Jesus Christ as a major event  and an important day to have a celebration. Some families also take the opportunity to go out of town and bond with their loved ones in the different resorts in Australia.

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