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The traditional pilgrimage to Our Lady’s island of Zečevo

The traditional pilgrimage to Our Lady's island of Zečevo Traditionally pilgrims are going to the island of Zečevo by boats or on foot to celebrate the apparition of Our Lady on 5th May.

Traditionally pilgrims are going to the island of Zečevo by boats or on foot to celebrate the apparition of Our Lady on 5th May. Miraculous apparition occurred in 1516, and shepherdess Jelena and numerous witnesses confirmed this miracle celebrated more than 500 years. Numerous customs, stories and legends are associated with the apparition. For believers, this is an interesting event that connects us with the past, but also gives us new strength for the future, and every year processions to the island of Zečevo are organized in May and August.