Unusual Easter traditions

Updated: Apr 21, 2014 22:04 IST

Andrea Slavotinkova is whipped by a group of young men dressed in traditional costumes celebrating Easter Monday in the village of Vlcnov, Southern Moravia, Czech Republic. The tradition of whipping girls and women with plaited willow stems, on Easter, should assure her of good health, fresh look and keep fertility. (AP Photo)
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Andrea Slavotinkova is whipped by a group of young men dressed in traditional costumes celebrating Easter Monday in the village of Vlcnov, Southern Moravia, Czech Republic. The tradition of whipping girls and women with plaited willow stems, on Easter, should assure her of good health, fresh look and keep fertility. (AP Photo)

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