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Easter festival is celebrated on 12 April
Easter festival is celebrated on 12 April

The 40 days period is established by Pope Gregory 1 using the 40-day pattern that happened with Israelites in the desert, Moses, Elijah and Jesus' time in the wilderness.

12 April 2020 Current Affairs:Easter festival is celebrated on 12 April in the year 2020. The day varies every year. The festival is celebrated by Christians across the world. The festival is celebrated to observe the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The festival is celebrated on the Sunday after the first full moon, the Paschal full moon, after the vernal equinox. 
People celebrate the Easter festival this year at the homes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Easter Festival:
Easter means Victory of Jesus Christ over death. According to the Holy Bible, the event occurred three days after Jesus was crucified by the Romans and died around 30-33 A.D. Easter follows a period of fasting known as Lent of 40 days. Lent starts with Ash Wednesday and ends with Good Friday (Crucifixion of Jesus Christ). The week that leads up to Easter is called Holy Week. The week includes Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. 
The 40 days period is established by Pope Gregory 1 using the 40-day pattern that happened with Israelites in the desert, Moses, Elijah and Jesus' time in the wilderness. 
The date for the celebration of Easter is set after determining the date of Passover by the Jewish leaders. After fixing that the date is set for Easter by figuring three days after Passover. Therefore, the date of celebrating the Easter festival varies every year.