Традиции празднования Пасхи в Великобритании
Автор: Авдеева Наталья Владимировна
Организация: МОУ Гимназия №1
Населенный пункт: Курская область город Железногорск
Easter is the most ancient and important Christian holiday. In the Old Testament Easter was celebrated in memory of exodus of the Jews or their liberation from slavery. However, in the New Testament It is established in honor of Resurrection of the Jesus Christ. It is also the centre of the Christian doctrine.
At the beginning of the church, Easter was carried next days. And in the second century Easter had already become annual holiday.
Then in 1583 Vicar of Christ Gregory XIII introduced a new calendar of this holiday. Nowadays Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon and the vernal equinox.
One of the ancient traditions of Easter is painting of eggs. According to the legend, Mary Magdalene presented an egg to the emperor Tiberius as a sign of Christ's Resurrection. The Emperor did not believe and saying that as an egg from white could not become red, so the dead did not rise again. At the same time, the egg became red. Eggs are painted in different colors. Painted eggs are usually presented to each other. Eggs are often presented in baskets. In English-speaking countries and Germany there is game. Children should find painted eggs hidden by a Easter rabbit
Now lets find Easter eggs hidden in the class.
Easter hat's are part of the the tradition of celebrating Easter. This tradition was first noted by the poet,whose name was Irving Berlin,when he told stories about the Easter parade that held before in New York. Today,the Easter hat is a lady's hat worn by adult women and girl's for the Easter service.
The history of English cross-buns began 250 years ago.
Initially, they were handed out to poor Catholics. But England considered it dangerous and allowed baking buns with a cross only on special occasions. They are baked for Christmas and Easter. They are eaten warm.According to the legend the bun made in the oven protect the house from the fire
An egg hunt is a fun game during which Easter eggs are hidden for children to find. The game is often played outdoors, but it can also be played indoors. The children typically collect the eggs in a basket. When the hunt is over, prizes may be given out for various achievements, such as the largest number of eggs collected, for the largest or smallest egg.
The Egg Roll is a race, where children push an egg through the grass with a long spoon.
Easter is a festival that happens on the first Sunday after the first full moon in spring. Easter is the religious holiday. Many Easter customs have come down to us from long ago. People celebrate the holiday according to their believes. All over the world people celebrate Easter.
India. The hindu festival is a celebration of the festival of spring and is associated with happy singing.
In China people held the Lantern Festival to celebrate the new birth of the world.
In Japan there is a festival called Setsubun or change of seasons.
In France Shrovetide is known as Fat Tuesday because the world eat up all the fat.
In Russia it was believed that life did not pass away. On meeting people would say: “Christ has risen”.
In Britain, Australia, France rich people give money or food to the poor.