April 10, 2012

Easter Egg Made of 7500 Roses Decorates Kiev Caves Lavra

April 10, 2012

On the Great Monday, florists started making an Easter egg of flowers in the Kiev Lavra of the Caves.

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports on its website that a flower composition in the form of an Easter egg will be set up on the main Lavra square on April 10.

The egg of flowers will decorate the charitable fair Easter Basket that is fundraising for seriously ill teenagers.

7500 fresh red and yellow roses and greenery for decor is used to make the egg of 2.5 meters high. Florists and priests discussed a design of the composition and chose an "ethnic" red-yellow-green version.

The egg of roses will decorate the square for five to seven days, its authors believe.