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Below you can find a short description of an element listed in the Slovene Register of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Bell-ringing. Photo: M. Kovačič, 2006

Bell-ringing involves the creation of rhythmic patterns through the ringing of church bells. This is part of folk musical tradition carried out all over Slovenia, particularly on church holidays.

The bearers of the element are: 

1. Ivan Mercina Bell-ringing Society, 

2. Informal group of bell-ringers in Koroška Bela, 

3. Informal group of bell-ringers in Ribnica (representative Janez Žuk).