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Enjoy the giant hand-painted Easter eggs in Koprivnica

They are two metre high and will be sent to Krakow and Warsaw
  • April 20, 2019 20:00, 542 impressions
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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Source: Koprivnica Municipality

The town of Koprivnica has unveiled an outdoor exhibition of two-metre-high painted Easter eggs. Painting eggs is an important Easter tradition in Croatia. The techniques and motifs vary from region to region.The Pisanica Od Srca (Easter Egg From the Heart) exhibition, which has been running for 12 years, is a showcase for the impressive painting style, depicting rural life in the region of Podravina.

Eggs from Koprivnica have become popular across all the country and they are sent to numerous towns and cities to be displayed in public areas even making it as far afield as Prague, Brussels and Vienna in previous years. The Koprivnica Municipality say the eggs are sent to represent everyday life in the Podravina region, but also as a sign of friendship, love and joy at Easter. This year, eggs will make their way to Krakow and Warsaw, and in Croatia to Cakovec and the island of Solta.