Did You Know? Countdown to Easter (04/01)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore About Easter

April 01 : Holy Thursday
03 days till Easter

Did you know that in Russia, Easter eggs are dyed on Holy Thursday?

The traditional method involves boiling the eggs in a mixture of onion peels and silk scraps. Russian Easter eggs are thought to possess magic powers, including bringing prosperity and warding off evil spirits.

Easter is the time of springtime festivals, a time to welcome back the Tulips, Crocuses and Daffodils. A time for Christians to celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Christ. And a time of chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks, and colored eggs! Join our Easter festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day and countdown to Easter on April 04th!

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