What is Easter Egg Hunt? Know more about the popular tradition

Easter customs vary across the world. Some churches start Easter festivities with a midnight mass on Holy Saturday or Easter Eve. 

Some examples of non-religious Easter traditions include a treasure hunt like search for Easter eggs.

Easter customs vary across the world. Some churches start Easter festivities with a midnight mass on Holy Saturday or Easter Eve. 

Holy Saturday, or the day before Easter Sunday, is the last day of Lent – a 40-day period during

which believers fast and practise abstinence while a lot of churches hold sunrise services to observe the start of the Easter day.

Easter is celebrated as a joyous occasion and the Sunday prior is called Palm Sunday which marks the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem.

Chocolate-filled eggs or brightly painted eggs with sweets inside are common gifts exchanged on Easter. 

Did you know hidden messages or pop-culture references in films, multimedia games and other media are also termed Easter Eggs?

That’s because Easter eggs mimic the idea of the hunt for an Easter egg during the festival.

It is a fun and engaging activity to look for these Easter eggs because it usually reveals more about the character or the plotline.

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