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Easter traditions worldwide

Did you know that in Australia it is not the rabbit that brings the Easter eggs, but the Bilby, because rabbits are considered pests? Or that in Bulgaria people throw raw eggs at each other and it’s a positive sign if your egg doesn’t break? We have compiled some other curious and exciting Easter traditions for you from all over the world.

Oh mango tree, oh mango tree – Christmas celebrations in other cultures

Christmas has many traditions: families celebrate together quietly, the Christmas tree is beautifully decorated, Christmas treats abound, and, of course, either Baby Jesus or Father Christmas brings us a huge pile of presents! But how is the birth of Christ celebrated by other cultures? In India, the lack of conifers leads to mango trees being decorated! We’ve put together a few more special Christmas traditions from other countries here: