Historical context on seasonal celebrations

Lowdown on Easter traditions and their origins

29 March 2021 - 10:07
By Nombuso Kumalo

Delicious  dishes and spiritually fulfilling church services make the Easter holidays memorable. But have you ever wondered about the origins of these Easter traditions and how they came about? Here’s a brief history of four popular Easter traditions that we have adopted as our own.

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