In Greece and Cyprus, Easter Sunday is a widely celebrated occasion. Lambs are roasted on a spit and the provision of wine is abundant. The roasted lamb is served in honour of Jesus Christ, who was sacrificed and rose again from the dead. Lamb is the most traditional Greek Easter food. Red-dyed eggs are cracked against each other and the person with the last remaining uncracked egg is said to have good luck. Easter Sunday is a time of festivity and people eat, sing and dance throughout the day. On this Holy Day, we greet each other by saying Χριστός Ανέστη (Christos Anesti) meaning Christ has risen and the reply is Αληθώς Ανέστη (Alithos Anesti) meaning He has truly risen.
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Read more : http://www.ehow.com/how_2309143_celebrate-easter-as-orthodox-christian.htmlOn the islands of Crete and Cyprus, children prepare a bonfire effigy of Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus Christ, as described in the New Testament of the Bible. In the lead up to the bonfire event, people gather sticks and branches to prepare to burn the effigy.