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Here we are, Sunday morning, the 20th April 2014. A beautiful day awake in this part of Alsace, France and the sun is piercing through the clouds.

We wish you all a HAPPY EASTER and as we say it in French: JOYEUSES PÂQUES !

Easter Sunday Paques copyright French Moments

For Christians, this is a day of celebration when Jesus Christ rose from the dead. He will be taken into heaven 40 days later, at Ascension Day.

Find out more about Easter in France here!


Watch our short video explaining Easter in France:



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About the author

Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. He has a background teaching French, Economics and Current Affairs, and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations, and a degree of Economics and Management. Pierre is the author of Discovery Courses and books about France.

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