Easter (Easter) celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which happened on the third day after his being crucified and buried. Every year on Easter, Orthodox Christians greet each other with “Christ is Risen” and exchange sweet cakes(called kozunaci) and red eggs.

According to one legend Mary Magdalene served eggs to the Emperor Tiberius, and told him about the resurrection of Christ. The emperor replied that this was impossible, and if so, the egg that he held, should become red. And it happened ...

A kozunak is a weet ritual bread that symbolizes the body of Jesus Christ, as painted red eggs symbolize his blood. One red egg is put on the kozunak.

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