Photo special: Easter egg painting tradition kept alive by tiny Slavic group in east Germany

Photo special: Easter egg painting tradition kept alive by tiny Slavic group in east Germany.

author_img Published :  15th April 2019 03:38 AM   |   Published :   |  15th April 2019 03:38 AM
A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long, intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with knivees, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long, intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with knivees, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A woman decorates an Easter egg with wax at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Easter eggs at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A woman decorates an Easter egg with wax at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A woman decorates an Easter egg with wax at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Easter eggs at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near Hoyerswerda in east Germany, April 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Easter eggs at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near Hoyerswerda in east Germany, April 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Children dressed in traditional Sorb clothes perform at an Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Children dressed in traditional Sorb clothes perform at an Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A girl pauses as she decorates Easter eggs at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A girl pauses as she decorates Easter eggs at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, in east Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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