Easter in Western Christianity ends a long Lent, a 40-day period of fasting, prayer and penance. Its is also the culmination of the Passion of Christ.
World Theater Day is an international observance celebrated annually on March 27. It was established by the International Theater Institute (ITI) and is supported by UNESCO. The first celebration was held in 1962.
The leaders of the Irish independence movement, Irish republicans, mounted the rising to end British rule in Ireland during Easter Week in 1916. The rising lasted from April 24 to 29 and it is known as the Easter Rising. Nowadays the Irish annually commemorate the anniversary of the Easter Rising during Easter Week.
International Whisk(e)y Day is annually observed on March 27 by all whiskey lovers. This holiday was established in 2009 to commemorate birthday anniversary of a great English writer Michael Jackson.