What Easter Is like In Ukraine From "Ukrainian Secrets"

Happy Easter! On the channel Ukrainian secrets http://www.dreamconnections.com/blog/...

Easter has approached. And today I would like to narrate you about the traditions of it.
Nowadays, as many centuries ago, people are preparing to this celebrations in advance. Maundy Thursday goes prior to Easter, while Easter is always on Sunday. On Maundy Thursday normally the houses and flats are being cleaned strictly, people get rid of rummage and wash windows.
On Saturday we bake Paski. (Paski are Easter cakes) This is a special day with a special mood. Grandmoms has always woken up very early and started doing magic with dough. This is a long processes, needs paying much attention. You shouldn’t bake paska in a bad mood, - sad grandmoms.
Also on the Easter eve people paint chiken eggs. In the past days there were a little variety of colors.
Normaly brown, the color whish is given by the husk of onion. These days industry made a great leap forward and invented stickers.
On Saturday all Easter goods are carried to the church, where father will sanctify them. The Church service lasts all night from Saturday. On Saturday people congratulate each other on Easter day.
I congratulate you on Easter Day! I wish you sunshine. Let the spring blossom and your bellowed people smile. Let the world be shining and peaceful, just like this day, and let every minute of your life be filled with happiness.
Christ is risen!


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