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New Year carroling in Bohinj

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

Photo: Tatjana Dolžan Eržen, 2011.

Otepanje is a custom carried out before New Year by masked carol singers in the villages of the Upper Bohinj Valley. They visit every house in the village to wish the families a Happy New Year and receive gifts in return.