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Experience Croatia

DUBROVNIK-NERETVA COUNTY

tip: Come to the "Easter on the Coast" festival and find out how to paint eggs, what a coastal wedding looked like, and then try typical coastal specialties.

Rejuvenated tradition of the Croatian south Visit the upper villages of the Dubrovnik hinterlands for the Easter holidays and get ready to return to the past, full of interesting customs. Then head out to the island of Korčula, where a tradition that dates back to 1301 is still preserved... Written by: Željka Kunštek ◆ Photos: Robert Kunštek and Igor Brautović along with archives of Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Board, Dubrovnik Tourist Board and Korčula Tourist Board

Girls and young men dressed in folk costumes from the Dubrovnik region can often be seen on the streets of Dubrovnik at Easter time; A procession in Stradun, the main street in Dubrovnik; Painting eggs.

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o you know how eggs are painted, why the girls in the villages in Dubrovnik's hinterland used to wash their faces with water infused with flower petals, and what a coastal wedding looked like? The members of the Dubrovnik Coastal Wedding Association will show you the answers to all those

questions this Easter holiday, as part of the unique "Easter on the Coast" event, which is traditionally started with the shot of trombuns set off by Dubrovnik's trombunjeri. It is an opportunity to get to know the customs of Gromača and Ljubač, old, but not forgotten villages in Dubrovnik's hinterland.

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tip Travel magazine Croatia 014 (English edition) 02-04/2016  

Kvarner islands: Rab, Krk, Cres, Losinj | Zagreb's spring of culture | Ogulin | Plitvice Lakes National Park | Lika-Senj County | Sibenik-Kn...

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