A celebration of exciting Easter traditions from across the continent: from the deep spirituality of the Russian Orthodox church to dramatic processions in Spain - via dawn bonfires in Germany and hot cross buns in Wales. Guests share their memories of illegal Easter celebrations in Soviet Crimea, serious-minded chapel services in Ystrad Mynach, and salted lamb cooked on a hillside in Italy. An uplifting journey around the ancient traditions of faith in Europe, and an eye to the future: green Easter, anyone?
O Happy Day - Edwin Hawkins Singers
A celebration of Easter traditions from across the continent, in music, poetry and food.
An exploration of Easter morning in seasonal words and music.