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Easter is an seasonal aesthetic depicting the celebration of resurrection of the Jesus. Right after Christmas, it is the most important holiday in the Christian calendar. Also according to Christian tradition, the Easter is associated with the end of the Lent. Easter tradition began to flourish with commercialization and globalization, where the Christian tradition was sidelined.

History[]

Traditionally, during Holy Week, Jesus suffered through the Way of the Cross.

Colors[]

Easter aesthetics are characterized by bright, pastel colors, which most often appear in Easter eggs. Yellow, white and green are also common colors that appears. Purple, red and orange are less common.

The most known traditional meanings of Easter colors are:

  • White - pureness, innocence;
  • Green - nature, mostly compared to the Spring;
  • Yellow - optimism, happiness and vitalism.


Visuals[]

Easter aesthetics, like others, also have their own visuals.

There are traditional symbols during Easter are:

  • Easter egg - empty tomb, but also a life;
  • Easter bunny - spring, Jesus;
  • Chicken - vitality;
  • Lamb - the life of Jesus, often depicted in Christian motifs;
  • Bread - fellowship and feast;
  • Salt - pureness.

Although among the Christian values it is worth mentioning:

  • Easter Palm - protection against sin, commemoration of Jesus in Jerusalem;
  • Paschal - hopeness, life, love;
  • Water - pureness, revival;
  • Oil - passion, responsibility.


Music[]

  • Caramelles

Classical

  • Messiah by George Frideric Handel

Pious

This includes devotions

  • Christ ist erstanden
  • Gorzkie żale

Notes[]

  1. Due to its strong connection with Christianity, almost no usages appears in commercial adaptations

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