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School’s Out Today – How do they Celebrate in Croatia?

norijadaIf you happen to be in the Croatian capital today be careful that you are not hit by a stray egg or some flying tomato sauce…

On Wednesday thousands of students in Croatia will take to the streets to celebrate the last day of high school. High school graduation celebrations, known as ‘Norijada’ in Croatia, will affect public transport in the capital as thousands of students gather on the city’s main square.

Whilst partaking in the annual tradition of hurling flour, eggs and tomato sauce at each other on the streets, the students in Zagreb will march from the main square towards Bundek park for a night of festivities.

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Concerts will also be held at venues across Croatia as the students celebrate the last day of school.

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