"Then we will celebrate easter – 9 points, which explains the feast"
"Easter is celebrated according to tradition with eastern dishes etc, påskpynt and easter eggs"
"Easter 2019 falls this year on Saturday 20 april, when the falls look different from year to year.nHögtiden is filled with history and tradition, but do we really know why we celebrate easter? Here are the dates to keep track of and the 9 points that explains everything."
"the Holidays during easter:"
"Easter origin – this is why we celebrate easter."
"the Word easter comes from the Hebrew Pesach, which means ”to go past”. To celebrate easter is originally a jewish tradition, to the memory of the children of israel's exodus from Egypt where they had been held captive by the egyptian pharaoh."
"with The christianity spread, began to the christians also celebrate easter in the 100's. Today, easter is christianity's most important holiday which celebrates the memory of Jesus ' death and resurrection."
"In the Nordic countries was celebrated during the same season vårblot, but it is uncertain how much it has affected the christian celebration of easter."
"Easter falls on different dates"
"When falls the passover?nPåsken can be a little tricky to keep track of, because it falls at different times each year. To figure out when easter is celebrated, one must both keep track of the phases of the moon and söndagarnas placement during the year."
"Rule – set, at the council of Nicaea in the year 325, is that easter Sunday is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox."
"the vernal Equinox always occurs between 19 and 21 march and easter can therefore only occur during the period 22 march to 25 april."
"holy week – the week before easter"
"the Week before easter is called holy week and marked a long time of just silence. Wednesday called dymmelonsdag, because sooner let a träkläpp, a dymmel, replace the standard kläppen in the bell to muffle the sound."
"Then comes maundy Thursday. Cut the means in this case 'clean'. Maundy Thursday recalls the first communion and the name refers to the fact that Jesus washed the disciples ' feet. It was the day on which penitents sooner was purified in the church."
"On good Friday the attention of Jesus suffering at the crucifixion. Until the beginning of 1900-century bar people black clothes and spent the day in the stillness. Children were not allowed to play outdoor games and the adults just got to do the necessary chores. Movies, dances, and other public social gatherings was prohibited until 1969."
"Påskris – more than just påskpynt"
"It's colourful påskpyntet has a painful history. In the past rispiskade each other on good Friday in large parts of Sweden, in order to remind about Jesus suffering on the cross. Risningen happened often in the morning or the night, and the one that went up first could whip them, which was left in the bed."
"Even during fasting, beating one another with rice for ”penance and repentance”, and probably it is from there the custom to decorate the rice with the springs will. So early in the year, the flowers have not had time to knock out, and it draped the rice gave the home a bit of beauty and splendor."
"Påskkärringar – party at the Blockula"
"the Tradition to dress up to påskkärring has its origin in the belief that the devil invited the witches to a party at a place called Blåkulla on the night between maundy Thursday and good Friday. It was then that Jesus was betrayed by Judas and, according to folklore, was released all the powers of evil free this night."
"to protect themselves could frighten the witches with the shots, påsksmällare or påskeldar. They shut the doors, put away the brooms and other tools that witches could possibly use, and painted crosses on the ladugårdsdörrarna not the witches would be able to ride on the farm animals to Blockula."
"Påskbrev – hand-drawn pappersteckningar"
"the Rite to give away påskbrev began among west Swedish young people in the 1800's, after people stopped being afraid of witches. The letters contained colorful drawings of påskkärringar as jokingly alluded that the recipient was a witch on the way to Blåkulla. They threw quickly into the letters through the doors in the neighborhood, not to be revealed."
"Nowadays shared påskbreven out on maundy Thursday or holy Saturday, the children dressed to påskkärringar. In parts of the Dalsland and Värmland contains påskbreven candy, but the most common is to give candy to kids that come with hand-drawn letters."
"the easter bunny – German origin"
"in the Myths of the leaping påskmaskoten are many, but most agree that the easter bunny comes from Germany, and emerged during the 1600-century later. The origin is believed to be southern German bildbröd with påskalamm that slab. 150 years later was used and the hare, by the candy and toy industries of europe and quickly became a påsksymbol for German children."
"In Sweden appeared the hare up on the German postcard in the early 1900s. It is easter bunnies, primarily as chocolate or marsipanfigurer, but some families follow the tradition to let the kids look for the eggs the easter bunny hid."
"Eggs – decorated to påskbordet"
"During the easter holiday is expected the swedes to eat more than 2000 tons of eggs and there are several reasons that easter is the oocyte uncrowned feast. During the fast before easter, it was forbidden to eat eggs, but when lent was over, it was spring and the hens had begun to lay."
"Easter egg is also a symbol for life that can be linked to the celebration of Jesus' resurrection. To paint the eggs is an old tradition from the 1700s, and in the south of Sweden used the eggs in the various games, that äggpickning."
"In skåne, Simrishamn gather at the harbor to beat the hard-boiled eggs against each other. The one whose egg breaks first, loses it to the opponent."
"Godisfrosseri – påskäggen filled with sweets"
"Last but not least – what would be easter without easter candy? Last easter weekend was expected the swedes to put in all the 530 tons of the candy to a value of sek 50 million, and maybe it will be even more this year."
"Godisätandet during the passover began during the interwar years and the modern tryckeritekniken made that you could give away the goodies in colorful pappägg."
"the Favorites of today's easter eggs are drageägg, påskeskum, chocolate candy and coca-cola bottles, according to a list from Cloetta. But even of chocolate is good to, if the swedes get to choose."
"are you Wondering why other festivals celebrated?"