Easter festival is celebrated in different parts of the world and is considered one of the most important festivals of Christians. This brings in times of joy, celebrations, and festivals of people celebrated almost with flowers and chocolate eggs. During this time, family and friends come together to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Importance of Easter
Easter festival is one of the oldest festivals of Christians, celebrated on the first Sunday, which comes on the following day of a full moon. The day almost appears between March 22 to April 25th. During this time of the year, the homes and churches are decorated beautifully with lights and decorative pieces. Flowers play an essential role in the decorations, especially Easter lily. According to Christian belief signs, this is the traditional flower, sprung up during the last hour of Christ when his sweat fell on to the ground. It is thus used for decorations to symbolize life, forgiveness and purity.
Two significant days are celebrated during Easter, i.e. Good Friday and Good Sunday. Good Friday comes before the Good Sunday when Christians attend the mass to honour Christian killing, and it is then further followed by family gathering where they express their thanks to the fact that Jesus dies on the cross for their sins.
During Easter Sunday, individual attends the mass and this time to celebrate Jesus Christ’s rebirth. This includes organizing and hosting a big meal, along with Easter egg hunting and then exchanging Easter gifts. On Easter Sunday, elders get the opportunity to hide the Easter eggs around the place and then young people are expected to hunt those hidden eggs from the house.
Gifts and decorations on Easter
Easter festival is considered as the time of giving, which is made more beautiful with floral arrangements. Thus flowers can be chosen as a perfect form of gift on this occasion. During this time, people also celebrate the coming of spring, especially in the Northern Hemisphere. In contrast, in the Southern Hemisphere, people say goodbye to the long summer and gives a warm welcome to autumns. The floral arrangements made on this day both formal and informal themes. Easter lily is used as the main flower on occasion. Some other flowers are also used in decoration, including daffodils, tulips, and other flowers associated with Easter.
Gifts on this occasion are exchanged between friends and family members, and individuals can choose different forms of gift according to their choice and preference. However, a gift hamper is the best form of gift that contains a mixture of goodies in the basket. Chocolates form a major part of the hamper because both young and older generations enjoy it, further candles and some flowers can be coupled with it to make it a beautiful gift.
Thus, individuals can celebrate this occasion with different forms of gifts and decorations to make this festival enjoyable. It also is the time to strengthen the value and relationships between friends and family.