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Pirhi - Colourful Addition to Easter Festivities

Ljubljana, 6 April - Easter, the biggest holiday on the Christian calendar, is celebrated in the predominantly Catholic Slovenia with family gatherings. Traditional Slovenian celebrations of the festival, which begins on Easter Friday and ends on Easter Monday, a public holiday, include the making and blessing of "pirhi", decorated Easter eggs.

Ljubljana
"Pirhi", decorated Easter eggs.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
"Pirhi", decorated Easter eggs.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zirovnica
Pirhi from the Gorenjsko region
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Ljubljana
"Pirhi", decorated Easter eggs.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Ljubljana
"Pirhi", decorated Easter eggs.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zirovnica
Pirhi from the Gorenjsko region.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Ljubljana
"Pirhi", decorated Easter eggs.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

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