Easter at Church 90% of all Icelanders are Christian Most of them are Lutheran Very few go regularly to church Except if something special is happening in the family like conformation, weddings and christening Our Church in Kópavogur is very beautiful and was built in 1962
Confirmation are often around Easter Most children are confirmed when they are 14 years old The family celebrates and invite friends and relatives The child gets many gifts like books, computer, camera, jewellery and money This day is a big day for the child
Easter is a time when many families travell They go skiing in Iceland and abroad The whole family plays in the snow
They drive to the mountains and on glaciers Visit relatives that live in the country
Some relax at home with their family and eat good food
Easter eggs on Easter Sunday Our parents hide eggs made out of chocolate Inside the eggs we have a saying and sweets We look for the eggs outside and inside We have a lot of fun eating the eggs and reading the sayings
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