Sorbian Easter – Jutry w Serbach

21 March – 26 April 2020

The Sorbian Lusatia is well-known for its rich traditions at Easter time. Come and find out how our region had celebrated Easter in the old days and see how it is celebrated nowadays. As “special treat”, we present to you the art works of Mario Oschika this year. Finally, enjoy the collections of the winners of the competition for the most beautiful Sorbian Easter egg as usual. Last but not least, we would like to remind you of our activities for families that you can experience with all your senses. Children are very welcome to find out about more!

Workshops 21 March – 5 April 2020, from 1 to 5 pm

At the weekends from 21st of March until the 5th of April, you always have the opportunity to take part at our workshops “Decorating a Sorbian Easter egg”. Professionals will help you to learn the different techniques of waxing and embossing. Costs for adults: 6, 00€, costs for children: 3, 50€ each participant gets one Easter egg for decoration. Another egg costs 0, 50€ Please book in advance!

“Schauwerkstatt” (“The Making of”) and selling of Sorbian Easter eggs 10 April – 13 April 2020, from 10 am to 6 pm

Folk-artists show the variety of decorating Easter eggs from Good Friday until Easter Monday in the Sorbian Museum. You can buy their creations, varying from embossing, waxing, and scratching to etching.

Easter program in the historical festival room of the Sorbian museum on 11 April 2020 at 3 pm

To welcome the spring this year, enjoy watching dance and listening to music at the Sorbian museum on Holy Saturday. It will be performed by “Sorbische Volkstanzgruppe Schmerlitz e.V.”.