Before Easter Celebrations - Traditions

Before Easter Celebrations - Traditions 

When approaching Easter and spring approaching religious holidays associated with it. Always on Sunday, which is eight weeks before Easter is the celebration Meat Lent. Church calls it mesopustna Sunday. This Sunday is the last day you eat meat before Easter fast start. Being associated with Easter and this festival is changing date. But it's always Sunday, eight weeks before Easter. And changing the first spring feast because it is associated with the coming spring. In many places in the country of Meat Lent is held Kukerovden. Mummers costumes with leather masks and belts adorned with various bells and bells.These rituals to chase evil spirits.

 

 

In the week following Meat Shrovetide said Sirnitsa until next Sunday, when Mardi Gras, you can only eat eggs and dairy products. Many games are held and laughter. One two weeks in preparation for the longest and fasted stogi year Easter fast. Fasting exist in virtually all cultures as a form of cleansing evil as a test of man. Tradition is just before dinner Meat Lent young godfather to visit the parents of the bride. Bring their gifts: boiled chicken, bread and wine ritual. On holiday the whole family gathers at the table and stops the rich meat dishes table. Visiting the godfather and parents can become and Shrovetide. Then the young want "forgiveness" of the elderly. That is why Mardi Gras is said "Forgiveness".

 

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