Easter Folklore in Lesser Poland
March 29, 2013 - Example Author - New Eastern Europe newsletter
Easter celebrations in Catholic and orthodox countries are often extremely fascinating with respect to their cultural heritage. They remain less commercial than those at Christmas, and much more mysterious; Easter is connected to death and the resurrection, two taboo concepts even in the most secularised societies. Countries which share a strong Catholic character become the focus of various Easter manifestations and expressions of rural folklore.
Giacomo Manca, an intern with New Eastern Europe, reflects on a recent visit to Lipnica Murowana.
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