Easter in Armenia

Easter is one of the most favourite holidays in Armenia. People  celebrate it at the end of March or in April. This year Easter will be celebrated on April 17. It is a Christian holiday . On this day people greet each other by saying «Christ is risen!» and the answer is «Truly, he is risen!» Armenians prepare for Easter 40 days before it. They make malts (ածիկ).. On this day Armenians go to church and then come home, sit at the tables and the whole family celebrates Easter. The Easter meal is fish, dyed eggs and red wine. Children play Easter games. They begin to fight with their eggs and have fun in it.