The Ceremony of Easter in Armenia (Video)

The Ceremony of Easter in Armenia (Video)


On April 1, 2018, from 13:00 to 13:30 o’clock, in the yard of Mestamor museum there took place the ceremony of Easter and the birth of Mother Anahit, which were conducted by the priest Varuzh Vrezh Aghayan and the priest Gagik.

“Easter” is a holiday dedicated toMother Anahit. It carries in itself the idea of the fertility of the nature and the symbols of the holiday are the colorful eggs of the “firebird”’. The holiday is accompanied by the traditional fight of eggs. “Easter” renews the sense of love and fertility in us.

Author: H. Muradyan

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan