Eastern Catholics and Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter according to the old calendar. In 2018, Good Friday falls on the 6th of April.
This is an old Ukrainian Easter postcard by Oleg Kovalenko.
New York City has hosted an Easter parade on Fifth Avenue since the 19th century. Taking place on Easter Sunday, for decades it was one of the most significant cultural events of the year.
Here are some images of the parade from the late 19th and early 20th centuries:
This photograph is from Easter in 1865, which fell on the 16th of April. Pope Pius IX conducts Easter Mass in St Peter’s Square in Rome.
This 1887 painting of Ukrainian Easter is by Mykola Pymonenko.
Easter in Ukraine is a very significant holiday, with celebrations stretching long before and after the traditional Easter weekend. Ukrainians take baskets to church to be blessed, loaded with traditional foods and decorated with embroidery, candles, and the world-famous pysanky, the hand-painted eggs.