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Shrovetide custom in Vrbica

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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: Nena Židov, 2013.

The Shrovetide group from Vrbica consists of white and black characters with leather masks. The most typical characters are the white and black hunter. On the Shrovetide Sunday the group performs in Vrbica and Ilirska Bistrica. On Shrovetide Tuesday they go around the houses collecting gifts and on Ash Wednesday they burn the Shrovetide.

The bearer of the element of the intangible cultural heritage is the Cultural Tourism Association Vrbišće šjme.