Carnival Festivities Kick Off in Ptuj

Ptuj, 3 February - Carnival festivities kicked off in the medieval town of Ptuj (NE) just after midnight on Friday to observe a tradition which will culminate in the Kurentovanje Art and Heritage Carnival between 10 and 21 February. This year the carnival will feature a record number of masks and costumes from around the globe.

Shrovetide festivities kick off in Ptuj ahead of the traditional Kurentovanje Art and Heritage Carnival.
Photo: Bojan Šuštar/STA

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