attila balazs


There is an Easter Monday tradition in Hungary in which men pour water over women (originally unmarried women of marriageable age). The water-pouring ritual, along with the exchange of colored eggs, predates Christianity in Hungary but has become part of Easter tradition. It originally signified fertility.

In Holloko. (Photographer: Peter Komka - Associated Press)

In Nyiregyhaza. (Photographer: Attila Balazs - Associated Press)