A children’s party, a music concert and a traditional Easter meal...there is all this and more to live up the festive Sunday, writes Furquan Ameen Siddiqui.delhi Updated: Mar 29, 2013 22:39 IST
A variety of activities in the city have been set up to celebrate new beginnings marked by the festival of Easter this Sunday. Easter is not just spiritual but also marks the resurrection of Jesus. It is also a colourful festival in the sub-continent that welcomes the spring.
So put on your finest Easter bonnet and come out to take part in the various celebrations around town. You can start your holiday with a perfect Easter theme-based brunch or lunch and then move on to a fine musical concert organised in the tradition of the church. There are ample options for kids to join in the festivities too. Apart from the traditional egg hunt they can partake in fun activities such as learning to decorate and paint Easter eggs, enjoy dishes especially crafted for Easter and get pictures clicked with the bunny.
Easter buffet and hampers
Enjoy Easter with Mist’s buffet specialities like Easter bunny gateau, ginger and honey brulee, Easter egg cheese cakes with mango sauce, pumpkin pies, sweet potatoes gratin, Easter eggstand bunnies, and lots more.
When: 11am - 11pm, till March 31
Cost: Rs 3200 for two
Where: Flurys and Mist, The Park, Connaught Place Call: 23743000
Easter sundowner brunch
Enjoy sumptuous brunch while indulging in culinary arrays from world cuisines. Also enjoy the displays of bunnies and Easter eggs.
When: 12pm – 6pm, March 31
Cost: Rs 3000 per person
Where: The Lalit Hotel, Barakhamba Avenue Call: 44447777
Furry bunny easter party
Easter is the perfect time to get your kids to enjoy the festivities and learn the tradition behind the festival. Take them out to meet the Easter bunny at the HangOut. The kids can also indulge in fun filled activities like egg hunt, decorating Easter eggs, instant photos with Easter bunny, hourly musical shows and other theme based games. Also savour chocolate eggs and ‘bunny pizza’
When: 11am – 9pm, March 30-31
Where: Hang Out, Select CityWalk, Saket and DT Mega Mall, Gurgaon
Cost: Starts at Rs 250
Easter eve musical concert
To celebrate Easter a musical concert organised by Lorraine Music Academy will celebrate the resurrection of Lord Jesus with both western and eastern compositions. The composition will have modern style Easter Gospel and Easter Rock along with a contemporary presentation of the Last Supper and resurrection through Indian classical dance forms. The event is held in association with Nrityarpan dance troupe.
When: 7pm, March 31
Where: Epicentre Auditorium, Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon