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Škoromatija, a Shrovetide custom

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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: Miha Špiček, 2010.

Škoromatija is a Shrovetide custom on the southern edge of the Brkini hills and around Podgrad. On Shrove Saturday or Sunday škoromati go around the houses collecting gifts and on Ash Wednesday they bury or burn Shrovetide.