Happy Easter With A Croatian Tradition

Giant hand-painted Easter Eggs exhibition  in front of the Zagreb Cathedral, Croatia

Giant hand-painted Easter Eggs exhibition
in front of the Zagreb Cathedral, Croatia

Happy Easter!

To all who celebrate Easter: May you feel the hope of new beginnings, love and happiness throughout these Easter holidays and beyond throughout your life. And those who do not celebrate Easter: May love and happiness fill all your days.

I hope you will enjoy the photo gallery here of giant Easter eggs hand painted by joint efforts of Croatian artists as well as children across Croatia. This is a wonderful Croatian tradition that celebrates joy, peace and love. PLEASE CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENJOY THE FULL GLORY IN THIS EASTER EGG ART

zagreb croatia giant Easter eggs

Easter egg Croatia

Big Easter eggs Zagreb Croatia

Following photos are details on Easter eggs painted for the Zagreb Easter Exhibition in front of the Cathedral:

Giant Easter Eggs Croatia 2015 detail

Giant Easter Egg Croatia 2015 detail 2

Giant Easter Egg 2015 Croatia detail

 

Croatian Easter 2015

Croatia giant Easter egg 2015

Croatia giant easter egg 2015 detail

Croatia 2015 Easter egg

Croatia 2015 Easter big eggs detail

Away from the capital Zagreb the joy of giant Easter eggs continues:

Croatian artists at work in Pitomaca

Croatian artists at work in Pitomaca

 

In Otocac the children celebrate love and togetherness

In Otocac the children celebrate love and togetherness

 

Town of Koprivnica has its own Easter egg display

Town of Koprivnica has its own Easter egg display

 

Kids know what they want for Easter egg decoration Sveta Nedjelja, Island of Hvar

Kids know what they want for Easter egg decoration
Sveta Nedjelja, Island of Hvar

Comments

  1. Happy easter for all Christians.

  2. Nice Pictures ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Easter to you too..

  3. A lovely sharing, Ina, – Thank You

    Big Hugs

    john

  4. Happy Easter to you, too. We have something similar happening with eggs here. http://www.thebigegghunt.co.nz/

  5. Happy Easter .. Happy weekend

  6. Happy Easter!

  7. HAPPY EASTER hugs!

  8. What a splendid tradition and what fantastic artwork !. I wish joy to all over this period whether celebrating as a Christian or not.
    xxx Massive Hugs Ina xxx

  9. These Easter eggs are fantastisch! Happy Easter also to you. .๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฐ

  10. Gorgeous! The best days for you and the your loved ones.
    Superb! Cele mai frumoase zile pentru tine ศ›i cei dragi ศ›ie.

  11. Happy Easter! These huge eggs are magnificent! I wish we did more here in my town for the day.

    • Happy Easter, gp – and so we share happiness on this Easter weekend. I particularly like the giant eggs children painted and how they danced around the egg once finished. A real community spirit ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. Such beautiful and joyful expressions of culturally inspired work.
    Thank you for sharing and Sretan Uskrs!

  13. Thank you for sharing this fabulous tradition of decorating Easter eggs. Amazing artwork by the children of Croatia. I so loved your post!!! Happy Easter to you! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿค๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ

  14. They are truly works of art. Stunning!

  15. Reblogged this on Chronic Conditions & Life Lessons and commented:
    A gift to us sent from Croatia via families and children who decorated the most fabulous ‘Easter Eggs’ I’ve ever seen. Thank you Sarah Vernon. Happy Easter!

  16. Hi,
    The pictures are beautiful. Happy Easter.
    Shalom,
    Patricia

  17. Those are amazing eggs. Do the eggs stay up year round?

    • I wish they stay there all year round, SD Gates. They’re put away after Easter Week and every year new ones get painted and created but I do think some of the “old” ones might get shared to other towns the following year

  18. These are stunning, magnificent, gorgeous. This is the first time I’ve heard of this tradition. <3

  19. Happy Easter, Mrs. Ina Vukic !!! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚
    Regards,
    Aliosa.

  20. Happy Easter to you too! Your town looks lovely, the decorations are great!

  21. These Easter Eggs are fantastic. What a wonderful tradition. Thank you, Ina for your kind Easter wishes and I wish you the same tenfold.

    • Happy Easter Carol, to you, your family and friends. I love this “naive” art and how the joint effort of several artists on one egg produce beautiful stories about Croatia. And to think that in the past few years children are “in on the act” is just so warming – tradition will survive ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. Very beautiful and smile-inducing! Happy Easter to you!

  23. Thanks for the follow. ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. Very nice. Happy Easter! ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. What beautiful pics! Stunning artwork, thank you for sharing ๐Ÿ™‚

  26. Rejoice and sing praises to God. For Jesus Christ has risen from the dead, just how he had promised. Hereโ€™s wishing a very happy Easter to you and your family. May your hearts be filled perpetually with compassion, hope and love.

  27. Beautiful Pictures, big thanks and Just a nice Easter weekend ….๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—

  28. Beautiful. Happy Easter to you and all your blog followers.

  29. Those are wonderfully decorated eggs! They must really brighten up their surroundings.

  30. Wow, such artistic talent! Thank you, Ina, for the beautiful share here. Happy Easter ๐Ÿ™‚

  31. wish peace and love to you and all humankind

  32. M E Cheshier says:

    Wow! Very amazing eggs! Love the artwork and the tradition!
    Blessings to you! Happy Easter!

  33. Wow, those eggs are amazingly beautiful. It’s so nice to have such a delightfully positive post at this time of the year. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope you had a great Easter, Ina! ๐Ÿ™‚

  34. Amazing! Happy Easter – I am a little late, but Resurrection is ongoing ๐Ÿ™‚ Piฤ™kne

  35. I like!

  36. how beautiful! thanks for sharing these with us

  37. What a lovely tradition! Beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚

  38. Happy Easter Ina – these are the most amazing art-decorated eggs.

    • Thank you Mary and Happy Easter and all days that follow to you too. So much love and enthusiasm accompanied the creating of these wonderful eggs – pure joy to see

  39. Beautiful tradition ,happy and blessed Easter.

  40. veronika says:

    Sretan Uskrs i Uskrsne Blagdane.

  41. Stunning post… Those easter eggs are impressive, Ina…
    Best wishes to you. Aquileana ๐Ÿ˜€

  42. This is so beautifully amazing, hats off to the artist, all the hours and work put into this! It’s lovely, thanks for sharing it Ina.

  43. Wow. Such beauties! I hope you had a good Easter.

  44. Truly amazing artworks !!

  45. This post is delightful Ina. Thank you.

  46. Wow, what a lovely set of photos wit special eggs! Thanks for sharing. Kamila

  47. oh my, this is so artful! love the eggs, i mean the designs.

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