Rabbits are a common symbol of Easter, not only in Germany. And hiding and looking for Easter eggs also has a long tradition, dating back to the 17th century. But what is the history behind these customs?
Everyone knows bunnies don't lay eggs, right? So how did bunnies and eggs become inseparable at Easter? We got to the bottom of this — and other — odd Easter traditions.
Watch out for sugar-coated lambs, fire and lots and lots of chocolate. Here's what to expect during the four-day Easter holiday in Germany.
This week, Easter is being celebrated in Germany, with colored eggs and chocolate bunnies. We wanted to know which holiday celebration is your favorite.
Around 100 kilometers south of Berlin is an area of land characterized by a labyrinth of more than 200 small canals and the Sorbs, a Slavic minority whose Easter traditions run deep. Tamsin Walker went to explore.
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