French Easter (Pâques) Traditions


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Easter

Description:
Description of Easter traditions in France. Discusses Easter eggs, poisson d'Avril (French chocolate Easter fish) and the related April Fools' Day-type trick in which children try to stick "a paper fish onto the back of as many adults as possible, then run away yelling, 'Poisson d'Avril!'," cloche volant (chocolate flying bells), and Easter games. From a site providing "unique and valuable articles for those planning to visit France."

Publisher:
www.frenchfriends.info

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.frenchfriends.info/culture/easter_paques_traditions


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