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Easter Monday

Easter Monday is a Christian holiday celebrated the next day after Easter Sunday. 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. Formerly, it was celebrated as Easter Week, but was reduced to a one day celebration in the 19th century. It is only celebrated by the following countries:

Easter Monday is also celebrated in the one US state of North Carolina.
¹In Canada, Easter Monday is not an official statutory holiday but many government workers are given the day off as part of a collective bargaining agreement.

See Also:

Easter Good Friday

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