Assumption Day procession, Pag, Croatia

Procession on Assumption Day (Velika Gospa), Pag, Croatia (15 August 2012). In the evening, following an all night vigil the previous night, a statue of the Virgin Mary is carried from a shrine in the old town to the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the town centre.
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The procession reaches the main square
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Woman in traditional local folk costume
Pag lace Croatian woman UNESCO HRpag_0317b
Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

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Comments

  1. carllapeirre says:

    the first two !!! great

  2. Very striking images. The long shadows give such a sense of early morning and the breaking of a new day.

  3. I love that first shot. It has such a strong sense of place.

    Thanks for sharing.

  4. My favorite the last, the smile is so natural, so nice.

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