Unique Easter traditions around the world
From playful spanking to smashing pots
Easter is an impressively widespread holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, and for many it marks the end of Lent, traditionally a 40-day period of fasting and prayer. Because Christianity has expanded into so many vastly different places, countries have very unique interpretations of the festival, ranging from solemn penitence to bright explosions. Click through to see the myriad of ways Easter is celebrated around the world.
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