One of the most beautiful Springtime celebrations is Easter. Typically, the very first thing that comes to our minds are bunnies and colourful eggs. Well, Hollywood did a great job of creating the same associations worldwide, but in the real world it’s different. Easter traditions vary around the world.
Here’s a selection of countries with descriptions of how people are celebrating Easter across cultures.
Chocolate Bilbies instead of bunnies for an Australian Easter
Instead of the Easter Bunny, Easter Bilby has been visiting Australian kids since 1991. Rabbits destroy the land and crops and eat everything in their way. For this reason, the Anti-Rabbit Research Foundation started a campaign that replaced the traditional Easter bunny with Bilby. These animals have big,...