Type Christian, cultural
Significance Celebrates the resurrection of Jesus
Celebrations Church services, festive family meals, Easter egg hunts and gift-giving
Observances Prayerall-night vigilsunrise service
2013 date 31 March (Western)
5 May (Eastern)
2014 date 20 April (Western)
20 April (Eastern)
2015 date 5 April (Western)
12 April (Eastern)

 

Easter eggs are a popular cultural symbol of Easter.

Easter eggs are a popular cultural symbol of Easter.

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