Easter: the Croatian community in Mendoza exhibits giant Easter eggs

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The Croatian Community establishes this unprecedented custom in our province during Holy Week, organized in conjunction with the Municipality of the City of Mendoza and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture with the support of institutions and companies.

The ancient tradition of displaying giant Easter eggs in public spaces, painted by artists with allegorical motifs, arrived in Mendoza this Holy Week. An extraordinary moment to share outdoors with the family.

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Traditionally, during Easter in Croatia, squares, parks and public spaces are adorned with a wide variety of giant painted eggs, enhancing the tourist appeal of the place.

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The Croatian community of Mendoza with an innovative proposal for Holy Week.

The works participate in a contest with a jury made up of renowned artists, representatives of the Croatian Community, the National University of Cuyo, the Municipality of the City of Mendoza, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. The first three places will receive a cash prize.

The artistic activities of the live graffiti will start on Thursday, April 14 from 10 a.m. and will end on Saturday 16 at 6 p.m.

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On Sunday 17 (Easter Sunday) at 11 o’clock there will be an award ceremony and a live piano concert with the special participation of the international pianist and composer, Julio Mazziotti, who will perform for free in a context of Music to change the world, at a time of war that we are going through and to which people from other communities have approached to add their support for the meaning of the project.

The event seeks to be declared of tourist and cultural interest for the Province by the Legislature and the Deliberative Council of the City.

This event is part of the previous cultural activities: the Croatian Week in Mendoza from April 27 to 30, organized by the National University of Cuyo, the Croatian Embassy in Argentina and Paraguay, the Croatian Association in Mendoza Hrvatski Dom with the support of the Government of Mendoza.

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