Easter Tuesday (Tas)

Easter Tuesday Quick Facts

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2020 Date14 April 2020
2021 Date6 April 2021
Easter Tuesday (Tas)

Easter Tuesday History

Easter Tuesday is an additional day of rest after the long Easter weekend which consists of Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. It restricted public holiday in the Tasmania, Australia, meaning the holiday is not observed by all work places. Often, Tasmanians either have off Good Friday or Easter Tuesday, and not both.

Easter Tuesday is celebrated every year on the Tuesday after Easter Sunday. Since Easter coincides with the lunar calendar, Easter Tuesday can occur any time between March 24 and April 27.

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Easter Tuesday Facts & Quotes

  • Easter is called Pascha (or some derivation) in most languages. This was the early Greek word for the day which was named "pesach" or passover in Hebrew.
  • Easter celebrations are linked to the lunar calendar. We now celebrate Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox (March 21).
  • 70% of Easter candy purchased on Easter is chocolate.
  • See the land, her Easter keeping, Rises as her Maker rose. Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping, Burst at last from winter snow. Earth with heaven above rejoices… - Charles Kingsley, Author, Clergyman and University Professor
  • Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible. - TD Jakes, American Pastor and film maker

Easter Tuesday Top Events and Things to Do

  • Paint Easter eggs and have an Easter egg hunt with your family. This is a great way to spend time with family while also celebrating some of the traditional Easter truths.
  • Watch a movie about Easter or Christianity. Some of our favourites are: Passion of the Christ(2004), Hop (2011), and Son of God(2014).
  • Cook a large Easter Feast using some of the world’s traditional Easter dishes such as Pashka (Russia), Colombia di Pasqua (Italy), Hot Cross Buns (UK), Capirotada (Mexico), Chervil Soup (Germany) and Paskeol (Denmark).
  • Spread awareness on social media by using the hashtags #EasterTuesday, #Easter, #Pascha, #TasmaniaEaster and #EasterEggs.
  • Take a moment and reflect upon what Jesus' resurrection means to you and to the world as a whole. More than one billion people on the planet believe in his resurrection, without it, Christianity would not be a dominant religion today.

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