Celebrating Easter around the world

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A diver dressed as the Easter Bunny swims among sharks, rays and other species of fish in the Shipwreck habitat, Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist attraction in Singapore. The performance is part of the Easter celebrations.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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Easter, which celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion, is celebrated after a 40-day period of fasting, prayer and penance known as Lent.

Take a look at how Easter is celebrated around the world from Nicaragua and Spain to Dubai and Taiwan.

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