Easter is the time for holidays, festivals and a time for giving chocolate Easter eggs. But Easter means much more….
Easter is the oldest and the most important Christian Festival, the celebration of the death and coming to life again of Jesus Christ. For Christians, the dawn of Easter Sunday with its message of new life is the high point of the Christian year.
With these videos we wil learn how they celebrate Easter in the English-speaking countries and all around the world.
Activity 1: Pay attention to this video explaining the celabration of Easter in different countries.
Activity 2: Pay attention to this video to learn about the origin of this festivity.
Activity 3: Now watch this video about how a British family celebrate Easter.
Activity 4: This is a video about they celebrate Easter in the USA.
Activity 5: Finally, watch this video about the celebration of the Easter Egg Roll at the White House.
On Monday, April 6th, 2015, the First Family hosted the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme was “#GimmeFive,” and more than 35,000 people gathered on the South Lawn to join in the celebrations. The event featured sports and fitness zones, cooking demonstrations, and Easter classics such as the egg roll and egg hunt, live music and storytelling. In addition to all of the fun, the day’s activities encouraged children to lead healthy, active lives in support of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative.