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Christ is Risen

Piece R: “Christ is Risen!” O: “He is Risen Indeed!” Context On Easter, one would greet another those they meet with “Christ is Risen!” and that person is supposed to respond with “He is Risen Indeed!” The informant makes this exchange with people at their church and family members when waking them in the morning…. Continue Reading »

Ukrainian Easter Traditions

The following is a transcribed interview between me and interviewee, hereby further referred to as MT. MT: We are Greek Catholics, so that’s basically between Greek orthodox and Roman Catholic and so we celebrate on the Greek Orthodox Easter, which is a week after the popular Roman Catholic Easter. Me: Ok, and how do you… Continue Reading »

Tsougrisma

The following is a transcribed interview conducted over a video chat between me and interviewee, hereby further referred to as SM. Me: So how do you celebrate Easter? SM: Well, not all families do this, but my family plays this game every Easter called tsougrisma, it’s a Greek name but many countries have their variations,… Continue Reading »

Greek Orthodox Easter

The following is a transcribed interview conducted over a video chat between me and interviewee, hereby further referred to as WN. Me: So when do you celebrate Easter? WN: We celebrate Easter following the Julian Calendar, or the traditional calendar. This means that our Easter is one week after the non-Orthodox Easter, the one popular… Continue Reading »

Carnival: South America’s Pre-Lent Festival

Main Piece:  The following is transcribed from a conversation between me (LT) and my informant (JZ).  JZ: Carnival happens for a reason, but it’s not for me, really. Honestly, no one knows, or no one cares… But it is religious related. I did look it up once, though… It always happens before Ash Wednesday, which… Continue Reading »