Easter Holidays 2017 – Excitement and happiness are roaring high at each and every corner of the world as the much awaited festive season is just a couple of days away. Although known today mostly as a time for eating chocolate eggs, Easter is a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus as described in the Bible. Being busy with the work schedule, many of them are still unaware and wondering when the Easter public holidays will be this year. It is always a bit tricky and confusing to work out or remember Easter Holidays and that’s the reason Easter is called as a moveable feast – a religious festival whose dates vary each and every year.
Easter Holidays 2017 Calendar
There is an age-old tradition about the Easter festival which has emerged after the year of the crucifixion that has been worked out in 33 AD. The last week in the life of Jesus is known as the period of Passion that includes a series of connected events falling in the right place on the calendar. It mainly includes the Last Supper which is also known as Maundy Thursday and the crucifixion popularly known as Good Friday. The last two days are followed by the resurrection when Jesus rose from the dead which is celebrated as Easter Sunday. Thus once the dates are known, then the Easter Holidays can be given their place on the calendar.
Easter Holidays 2017
|13th April 2017||Thursday||Maundy Thursday|
|14th April 2017||Friday||Easter Friday|
|15th April 2017||Saturday||Bright Saturday|
|16th April 2017||Sunday||Easter Sunday|
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Easter Holidays Calendar
|Year||Easter Holiday (Date)||Easter Holiday (Day)|
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Easter Holidays 2017 in USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Spain
According to different traditions, beliefs, and rituals, Easter holiday falls on different dates in various countries. People from all across the world are excited to celebrate the happening and famous Easter festival along with their close ones where we in this article have exclusively covered Easter Holidays 2017 in USA, UK, Australia, Canada and Spain.
|Country||Easter (Date)||Easter (Day)|
|USA||16th April 2017||Sunday|
|UK||16th April 2017||Sunday|
|Australia||16th April 2017||Sunday|
|Canada||16th April 2017||Sunday|
|Spain||16th April 2017||Sunday|
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