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Easter Monday

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Easter Monday is a Christian holiday celebrated the next day after Easter Sunday. Formerly, it was celebrated as Easter Week, but was reduced to a one day celebration in the 19th century. Celebration events include egg rolling competitions and dousing other people with water which, at one time, was holy water used to bless the house and food. See Dyngus Day (Wet Monday) for details on how this is celebrated in some Central European countries.

Easter Monday is an official holiday in the following countries:

Easter Monday is also celebrated in the one U.S. state of North Carolina.

See also: Easter, Good Friday


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