EASTER in Germany 🐣 popular annual holidays in Germany. For Christians, the weekend-long festivities remember the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Easter is one of the most important and
Germans are lucky to enjoy a very long Easter weekend. From Good Friday to Easter Monday, everything is closed including shops, banks, and offices. The only exception is on Saturday when everything opens normally, although beware that grocery stores, in particular, will be busy with people restocking.
Children boil and paint eggs on Good Friday, The decorated eggs are then placed in a basket for the Easter bunny, or Osterhase, to hide around the house on the night before Easter. During the egg hunt, the children may also find chocolate eggs and bunnies as well as small presents. It is common for friends to exchange Easter eggs as gifts.
It is common for German homes to be decorated with painted eggs, clay bunnies and yellow daffodils as well as the Osterbaum, or Easter tree.
And don’t forget to wish them „frohe ostern“ or „happy easter „
If you have questions you can ask me. If you want i can tell you how i and my family celebrate Easter.
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