Easter

Do bunnies hide eggs in Beijing too?

Written by Garry on

 
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Easter falls on the first Weekend following the first full moon after the spring equinox on March 21, the time of year when the length of day and night are equal. So Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday wander between March and April.

A highly religious tradition surrounding the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, it is celebrated in many regions of the world and by both protestant and catholic churches. The tradition surrounding fertility reaches back to pagan rites.

Whilst most believe in the Easter bunny, some enjoy eating chocolate Easter eggs, while others love to colour real ones. They can be hollowed out or previously boiled. In many countries, there is a long-standing ritual of hiding eggs for children to search out behind the garden bushes. The smiles and laughter of happy expat kids are legendary in Beijing and across the globe.