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One week before Easter two holidays are celebrated-Lazarus of Bethany, also known as Saint Lazarus or Lazarus of the Four Days and Palm Sunday (Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that takes place on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four canonical Gospels).
The celebration of Palm Sunday is associated with a special ritual. Girls go to the river. Each girl has prepared ritual bread - a bun or other pastry, depending on the area. Each girl breaks a loaf of bread and puts it in the river. Then all the girls watch whose load has gone ahead of all the others. This girl whose loaf is the winner is recognized as a godmother and she leads the maiden dance. For Good Health on Palm Sunday people twist willow branches and adorn the gates of their homes. After Palm Sunday there comes the biggest festival celebrated three days-that of Easter.
Easter is one of the most revered Christian holidays. According to tradition the days from Palm Sunday to Easter holidays are the most celebrated ones, with special attention on Wednesday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.
On Wednesday Children walk in the woods for geranium and make wreaths for the next day - Maundy Thursday. Then they carry them to neighbors and relatives for health. On Maundy Thursday before sunrise, the tradition requires that people put two red eggs in a sieve, covered with a scarlet cloth and place in the east waiting for the Sun to appear and see them.
The Red Easter egg plays an important role in tradition because it is considered as a symbol of health, prosperity and fortune. On Maundy Thursday Women get up early, paint eggs, knead Ritual bread or cross buns. They also Coloring Easter eggs using different methods like herbs, nuts and many more. Eggs can be painted with extract from nettle to get green color, with walnut extract, apple or old onion peels to get yellow color, etc.