Holy Thursday

Before eaten eggs or a feast of Easter like for example lamb can be, must Lent end for example by the traditional Lenten dish, herring, is symbolically buried. Extensively and colorful is celebrated in Mexico: on Holy Thursday, it is customary to visit seven churches and to ask forgiveness for his sins. Usually device of plenty to the joyous spectacle, because treats are offered around the churches and the people celebrate. On good Friday processions take place in many places and start of several-day passion play. There are the most famous in the East of Mexico City, in Iztapalapa. The symbolic burning of Judas takes place on Holy Saturday: this will be filled with firecrackers and candy as a cardboard figure and brought to the explosion. On Easter Sunday is celebrated in many places until deep into the night.

Tourists take advantage of the Easter Monday best to relax on the beach of the Fiesta. Even though Easter is greatly celebrated in Mexico: looking for Easter eggs or-hasen in vain. When the neighbors in the United States, there are not only Easter eggs, but they are spread even by the President himself: At the Easter egg roll in the garden of the White House in Washington, children and adults may roll eggs around the bet, employees in the Bunny Costume distribute goodies and as a reminder, participants will receive a wooden egg that is signed by the President. Who the ticket lottery for the Easter Egg Roll blank goes out, can instead go to New York: there a Grand Parade along the 5th takes place on Easter Sunday Avenue: festive in the style of the twenties and thirties years dressed people with fanciful hats parading on foot or on decorated floats through the streets. In many countries, there is a featured Easter traditions. Often, these are not celebrated as in the last example, the United States in large cities, but in places that are difficult to reach by public transport or at times where buses no longer run. Best, the most interesting Easter traditions can be discovered, if you are in the car.