Sorbians Hold Annual Easter Egg Market

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Sorb egg painter Melanie Baier sends a text message on her mobile... News PhotoAnnual Event,Cultures,Easter,Easter Egg,Germany,Horizontal,Human Interest,Message,Mobile Phone,Religion,Sending,Spirituality,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSCHLEIFE, GERMANY - MARCH 16: Sorb egg painter Melanie Baier sends a text message on her mobile phone at the annual Easter egg market on March 16, 2013 in Schleife, Germany. Easter is a particularly important time of year for Sorbs, a Slavic minority in eastern Germany, and the period includes the tradition of painting Easter eggs that include visual elements intended to ward off evil. Many Sorbs still speak Sorbian, a language closely related to Polish and Czech. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)