An Easter whip

The centre of Europe is made up of a patchwork of many peoples and cultures, who have preserved much of their folklore. In the Czech Republic, where they are very attached to their culture, everybody knows about the Easter whips…
These famous whips are made from pieces of green willow and they are known as Pomlázka, literally, “whipped to stay young”!

Click on the image to download the tutorial (format pdf) on how to make a Easter whip from green willow.



Find this step by step guide in the dossier “Pomlázka, the Easter whip”, in Le Lien Créatif, Summer 2016.