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Amazing Facts About The Easter Festival
Around 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are made for the holiday each year.
The largest Easter egg ever made was constructed in Vegreville, AB. It was 25.7 feet long and weighed 5,000 pounds.
The Sunday before Easter is called Palm Sunday. This is because when Jesus entered Jerusalem on that day the people put palms on the ground in front of the donkey he was riding.
Easter is called by the following names in different countries.
Easter can fall anywhere between the 22nd of March and the 25th of April, each year.
In 325 AD, the "church council of Nicaea" decided that Easter should be made a true holiday.
Pysanka is a specific term used for the practice of Easter egg painting.
When it comes to eating chocolate bunnies, it is the ears that are preferred to be eaten first by as many as 76% of people.
Easter is the second top-selling confectionery holiday next only to Halloween.
The white lily, the symbol of the resurrection, is the special Easter flower
London hosted biggest ever Easter egg hunt in 2012.
Americans eat about 1.5 million marshmallow peeps during Easter, making them the most popular non-chocolate Easter candy.