Easter eggs to dye for

Ukrainian Easter eggs or Pysanka, which are made using a method similar to batik dyeing, installed as part of the upcoming celebrations in central Kiev, Ukraine. Many Christians celebrate Easter in March, based on the Gregorian calendar, but most Ort
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Ukrainian Easter eggs or Pysanka, which are made using a method similar to batik dyeing, installed as part of the upcoming celebrations in central Kiev, Ukraine.

Many Christians celebrate Easter in March, based on the Gregorian calendar, but most Orthodox followers who use the Julian calendar celebrate Easter today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 01, 2016, with the headline 'Easter eggs to dye for'. Print Edition | Subscribe