It's carnival time

Ptuj/Cerknica/Cerkno, 3 February - Costumed figures will take over the reins in many a Slovenian town these days as Shrovetide festivities get under way in accordance with a tradition that can be traced back to pagan times.

The kurenti
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

The kurenti
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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