year before Easter an international Easter egg market takes place
here in Leipzig, also called "Leipziger Eierlei". The prominent
venue is the Old
Commercial Stock Exchange in the very heart of the city.
The exhibition with more than 30 exhibitors from all over Europe and even India
presents a great variety of exhibits and gives interesting insights in this traditional
It is a great pleasure to see the amazingly elaborate and marvellous
works, which were created by using varying techniques and all
kinds of eggs - beginning with those from little birds
up to those of ostriches. There are very valuable pieces from and for collectors
as well as lovely creations just for Easter decoration, also for sale.
The event attracts many visitors every year - experts and lovers
as well as families with their children. What a charming place
to meet for young and old
which birds gave their eggs for all the elaborate works