Last weekend Osijek held its annual event as spring weather finally arrived called “Šarena jaja bojama grada” i “Cvjetni Korzo” (Translation “"Colorful Eggs in the Colors of the City" and "Flowers Promenade”) With over 50 vendors showing off some of the most colourful decorated eggs in the square. This showcases surrounding areas of Slavonia and Baranja customs and traditional carving of eggs. The amount of detail and the time taking to carve an egg and get them prepared can take two to three days depending on the details as one lady said. There was plenty of Folk music and Dancing as local schools participated in the annual event. With the sound of traditional playing of Accordion music filling Ante Starčević square with plenty of great fun.
Fast forward to Good Friday March 30 as Ante Starčević square gets underway for Easter. Today was a day for fun in the sun as temperatures reached its high of 22 degrees Celsius in Osijek.
There was plenty to do in Osijek and it all started this Friday March 30. With many activities, sights and sounds it brings the city to life this weekend for the Citizens of Osijek and visitors a chance to have fun. Osijek has gone all out this year to make it exciting for everyone with plenty to see and do. With Osijek making an unusually large Easter Nest and more…
Easter Tram in Osijek
If you have not had a chance to ride the Easter Tram now is your final weekend as it will be making its rounds on the tracks through Osijek. This is a great way for families and visitors to see Osijek as the ride is takes your family through a small part of Osijek. Children will have a treat as they get to meet the Easter Bunny on the Tram as well receive small chocolate Easter egg surprise.
The schedule Saturday March 31 will be for tomorrow fun filled day as the final decorations are put onto the Easter Nest. Shortly after will be the arrival of MK Osijek on motor cycles with the Easter Bunny. There will be activities throughout the day with some creative workshops and an Easter egg competition. Dancing and more. There is lots happening in Osijek that will be sure to make it a fun filled weekend. With many cultural activities from music performances from the region and dancing. The city was full bright colours of Easter this Good Friday. Today was the first day of the Easter Fair in Ante Starčević square that had people taken off their jackets with the nice warm weather. The Easter fair features local Products, handmade crafts, wine, and craft beer. Local restaurants took part with some of their well-known dishes from the area, and don’t forget to leave some room for desserts.