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Carnival festivities revive pagan figures

Ljubljana/Ptuj/Cerkno/Cerknica, 10 February - The spirit of the pagan times will be revived across Slovenia this weekend, as colourful and picturesque masks overflow the streets of cities across the country. Slovenia's unique Shrovetide heritage will be in the forefront foremost in Ptuj and Cerknica, home to traditional carnival costumes.

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Ancient Shrovetide figure Škoromat.
PHoto: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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A carnival parade of distict local Shrovetide figure Škoromati.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Hrušica
A carnival parade of distict local Shrovetide figure Škoromati.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Hrušica
A carnival parade of distict local Shrovetide figure Škoromati.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Hrušica
A carnival parade of distict local Shrovetide figure Škoromati.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Hrušica
A carnival parade of distict local Shrovetide figure Škoromati.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Hrušica
A carnival parade of distict local Shrovetide figure Škoromati.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

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