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Making palm branches

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Below you can find a short description of an element listed in the Slovene Register of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Making palm branches. Photo: V. Kovač, 2015

Olive palm branches are made from olive branches which are partly stripped and woven together with pairs of olive leaves. By bending and crossing the branches, palm branches of various forms are created, which in Slovene Istria are carried to church on Palm Sunday to be blessed.