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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