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We crack open the Easter egg tradition

27 March, 04:46 PM

Ever wondered about the thinking behind chocolate Easter eggs and bunny rabbits? News24 Live cracks open the pagan origins of these traditions.

According to History.com decorating eggs during Lent dates back to at least the 13th century. Easter coincides with Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and heathen practices have been knitted into Christian rites.

Watch the clip above.

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