The White House ‘Easter Egg Roll returns Monday after a 2-year COVID-19-related break
The White House ‘Easter Egg Roll returns Monday after a 2-year COVID-19-related break

The White House ‘Easter Egg Roll returns Monday after a 2-year COVID-19-related break

The White House hopes to kick-start some “egg quote” when the Easter egg roll returns on Monday after a two-year, coronavirus-induced break.

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden expect to welcome about 30,000 children and their adult companions to the egg roll, egg hunt and other activities.

The first lady, who is a teacher, calls it the “Egg-laying roll,” said helpers, turning South Lawn into a school community with a series of teaching stations.

TOPSHOT – US President Joe Biden talks with First Lady Jill Biden (L) and the Easter Bunny (H) about the Easter holiday and the traditional Easter egg roll in the White House, which was not held this year due to Covid in the South Lawn by W

It is the first Easter egg roll to host Bidens, who is expected to address the audience and take part in some of the activities, even though rain was in Monday’s weather forecast.

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the White House to cancel the event in 2020 and 2021.

In addition to the egg roll and the hunt, the all-day event will include a schoolhouse activity area, a reading corner, a talent show, a place to teach children how farmers deliver food, a photo-taking station, a physical “egg-teaching” zone with obstacle course and other exercise stations, and a cafeteria “, where children and their families learn to make and eat treats.

A young boy participates in the White House’s Easter egg roll on the southern lawn of the White House on Monday, April 22, 2019 during the 141st Easter egg roll in the White House. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

The “egg-stravaganza” will get a celebrity splash through the participation of “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon, singer Ciara and actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth.

More than two dozen costumed characters will roam the area, including Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat, the Racing Presidents mascots for the Washington Nationals in Major League Baseball, Rosita and the Cookie Monster from “Sesame Street” and Snoopy and Charlie Brown, among others.

The 2020 Easter eggs from the White House will be seen on Monday 27 January 2020 in the White House. (Official White House photo by Andrea Hanks)

Military families will be among the 30,000 participants, including crew members on the USS Delaware and their families. The First Lady is sponsoring the nuclear submarine that the president ordered during a ceremony this month in Wilmington, Delaware.

Members of the public received their tickets through an online lottery.

The egg roll will be the biggest event to date in Biden White House and will unfold in five waves beginning at. 7.30 and ends at 18.30


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