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Easter celebrated without in-person religious services

Ljubljana, 1 April - Christians in Slovenia will celebrate Easter amid a series of coronavirus restrictions as a strict lockdown is imposed from 1 to 11 April, with all religious services taking place without believers. Easter mass will be broadcast by TV Slovenija from the cathedral in Maribor on Sunday.

Dobrepolje
A resurrection procession on Easter Sunday.
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Dobrepolje
Children making "pirhi".
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Kompolje
Easter baskets taken to church on Easter Saturday for blessing.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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Semič
Pirhi from the Bela Krajina region, which is known for a special technique of decoration.
Photo: Rasto Božič/STA
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Ptuj
Various potica cakes exhibited.
Photo: Gregor Mlakar/STA
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