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Why we are dyeing red Easter Eggs?

One of the traditions of the Easter Season is red eggs. The tradition wants them painted red, but in recent years the trend left here the marks, transforming the eggs in the color palette of various colours.

In addition to the custom of dyeing Easter eggs, there is also the custom of clinking them. In certain regions of Greece – as in the Pieria – held on the second day of Easter, the known as “Eggs Battle”, with the winner the one who stays at last with an egg that has not been broken.

The eggs, a symbol of fertility and start a new life cycle are dyeing red, as stated in the Christian tradition, why symbolize the blood of Christ.

 

The custom of clinking eggs began rather in the North of England as a game. The holder of the most strong egg, was the winner.

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