Easter Highlights 2019

This year Easter was observed around the world by Christians on the 21st April. According to Christian faith ,Easter marks the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead , after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Chocolate eggs wrapped in colored foil are used as gifts on the occasion of Easter. The tradition of Easter eggs was initiated by the early Christians of Mesopotamia and eventually reached Europe through Russia and Siberia. It is believed that Easter eggs in general symbolize new life and the empty tomb whereas the red color in particular symbolizes the blood of Jesus.

Pope Francis celebrates Easter in Vatican amidst a cheerful crowd

 

 

The British Royal Family at the Queen’s Birthday Easter Service

 



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