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Vrolijk Pasen and Happy Easter!
By Hans van Oost

Hello, fellow MMD'ers!  I would like to wish you all a "vrolijk Pasen"
(vroulek Paahson) from the Netherlands, which stands for "Happy Easter"
in English.

I think we are celebrating this feast much the same as you do: we hide
painted eggs for the children to search, tell them that they were
hidden by the "paashaas" (Eastern Hare?), have a good brunch with many
eggs, and a special celebration in church for the religious amongst the

We only have one typical tradition: on Good Friday in nearly every
town, "St. Matthew's Passion Music" by J.S. Bach is played, either
by professionals or amateurs.

We are now all waiting for the proper Spring to arrive, with lots
of good music from the "draaiorgels"!  Cheers!

Hans van Oost

 [ The recent rains made lots of flowers for Easter in California.
 [ I hope the sun shines on Easter Morn for you !  -- Robbie

(Message sent Fri 10 Apr 1998, 23:07:39 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

Key Words in Subject:  Easter, Happy, Pasen, Vrolijk

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