Easter in Slovenia is celebrated in a very vibrant and cheerful way. People set their tables with lots and lots of food and the essential colorful, decorated eggs. The best place to attend a solemn Easter mass In Ljubljana is St. Nicholas' Cathedral located at Dolničarjeva street.
Festivities start on Palm Sunday at local churches. A popular tradition is to bless sheaves of greenery and plait traditional bundles. The most famous is the lively Ljubljana Bundle which can be easily bought at the flower market beside the Cathedral in Ljubljana. This tradition originates in pre-Christian times, as bundles symbolize fertility.
Slovenian Easter foods include boiled eggs, ham, horseradish, and potica. It is the most popular Slovenian Easter cake which is baked in special dishes. In different regions, there are local varieties of potica. During Easter dinner, children play a game of crushing eggs. Easter Sunday is also the time to hear the bells of various churches that play unique melodies.