Shrovetide marriage to a pine tree
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The borovo gostüvanje or pine wedding is a characteristic Shrovetide event of the Prekmurje region. The symbolic marriage to a pine tree involves both a wedding and carnival masks. At first the borovo gostüvanje took place only in villages where no marriages were taking place during Shrovetide.