The annual festival of Easter was celebrated with much pomp and splendor across the globe on Sunday.

From the central and eastern European ethnic groups like the Albanians, Belarusians, Croats, Czechs and Hungarians to the US, Brazil and Africa; the event was observed with an elaborate blend of prayers and celebrations.

As with many other Christian dates, the celebration of the festival extends beyond the church. Start the slideshow to know more about Easter celebrations and traditions across the world: