FROM THE WHITE HOUSE TO GREECE: EASTER TRADITIONS AROUND THE WORLD…

by on 15 April 2017

Some people fly kites, throw pots, or have water fights — all to celebrate the most significant Christian holiday of the year…

Christians all over the globe celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. In America, families commonly celebrate with dinner, Easter-egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, and candy.

In the nation’s capital, the White House celebrates by hosting an annual Easter egg roll. The tradition began over 130 years ago. The egg roll takes place this year on Monday, April 17, on the South Lawn of the White House. For those not in attendance, the White House is livestreaming the event online.

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