Easter in Pitve-Svirče-Stari Grad

As part of 3D>2D photo workshop /bb/ we witness Easter in Pitve-Svirče-Stari Grad

Za križen [za kriʒen] (local vernacular Croatian for “Following the Cross”) is a night Procession that happens every Maundy Thursday on the island of Hvar, Croatia. The event has centuries of tradition and is included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.[1]
The Procession is a unique ceremony of a special piety, and an expression of a religious and cultural identity of the inhabitants of the middle part of the island of Hvar
The backbone of the Procession is the Gospin plač [ɡospin platʃ] (Croatian: Weeping of the Lady), octosyllabic Passion text from the 15th century that in the form of music Dialog sing chosen singers, kantaduri

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