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Shrovetide custom in Zagorica

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Photo: Nena Židov, 2014.

The Shrovetide group from Zagorica performs Shrovetide custom with elements of folk theatre. In Zagorica near Dobrepolje on Shrovetide Sunday morning, this group of typical Shrovetide masks goes around the houses and collects gifts. In the afternoon, they stage the wedding, women's mill, sawing of the women and ploughing.

The bearer of the element of the intangible cultural heritage is the Local Community of Zagorica.