Russians are celebrating Easter in Russia on 1st May, 2016. Many Christians celebrate this festival on 27th March according to the Gregorian calendar. This is the public holiday in Russia and people celebrate this event with full zeal.
“A big Easter egg is installed as part of decorations for Orthodox Easter in Arbat Street in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 29, 2016. Eastern Orthodox churches, which observe the ancient Julian calendar, usually celebrate Easter later than Western churches, and this year Orthodox Easter is celebrated on May 1.” (KTAR News – 29 April, 2016)
It is a ritual of Easter to cook great meal and enjoy it with family. Every family in Russia also paints the Easter egg. A lot of preparations are done by people to celebrate Easter in Russia on 1st May.
The celebrations in the orthodox churches are in full bloom. Christians hold large celebrations and prayers in the orthodox churches. The tradition of the Easter in Russia is kulich, a special kind of leavened cake having icing. Other than this there is a desert made of cream cheese named as Paskha. The celebrations of Easter in Russia on 1st May will end up with the wonderful feast with friends and family
The preparations of Easter in Russia are on peak and it is going to be a great event this Sunday on 1st May, 2016.
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